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WHAT IS “FEDERAL FUNDING” FOR PURPOSES OF TITLE IX?

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2024/05/01 at 11:10am

Title IX provides simply that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…” 20 U.S.C. §1681. This means that Title IX, with all of its requirements related to athletics and regulations about sexual harassment, does not apply to schools that do not receive any form of federal financial assistance. But what does “federal financial assistance” mean? Certainly, when a university receives direct federal assistance through acceptance of Title IV funds (federal […]

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