Stories tagged: Title IX
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 10:24 A.M.
North Idaho College settles lawsuit over student’s charge of gang rape, lack of protection
North Idaho College has settled a lawsuit filed by a young woman who charged that she was gang-raped as a 17-year-old freshman at an off-campus party in 2013, and that …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 12:43 P.M.
Idaho single-sex classrooms violated federal law
Officials with the U.S. Department of Education say an Idaho school district violated federal law when it segregated elementary students into single-sex classrooms.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 3:52 P.M.
Lawsuit charges North Idaho College failed to protect young student after 2013 gang rape
North Idaho College is being sued in federal court by a woman who says she was gang-raped as a 17-year-old freshman there in 2013, and despite reporting it promptly to …
TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016, 9:08 P.M.
Digest: Mavs have deal with Dirk Nowitzki, will add Seth Curry
The Mavericks have agreed to a two-year, $40 million contract with Dirk Nowitzki and a two-year, $6 million contract with free agent guard Seth Curry.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016, 10:55 A.M.
“Jokes” in SCC criminal justice class are corrosive
The “jokes” contained in a PowerPoint slide used in a criminal justice class at Spokane Community College aren’t funny. The attitudes built into these jokes – women are frivolous spenders …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016, 5:53 P.M.
PowerPoint slides corroborate allegations of sexism in SCC program
PowerPoint slides from a Spokane Community College criminal justice instructor under investigation for discrimination corroborate details of the Title IX complaint.
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
Peyton Manning mentioned in lawsuit filed against Tennessee
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is mentioned in the lawsuit a group of women filed against the University of Tennessee last week in which they said the school violated Title …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014
Shawn Vestal: College stats on rape are unbelievable
Wow. So the Wazzu sorority whizzers have been caught on film, denounced and decried, and they’ve come forth with an abject apology. Case closed. If only all questions of justice …
THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014, 12:09 P.M.
55 schools facing Title IX investigation
SPOKANE — Washington State University is one of 55 colleges that the Education Department has identified as currently facing a Title IX investigation over the handling of sexual abuse complaints.
SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2012
Shawn Vestal: Title IX helped keep St. George’s girls on track
In the spring of 1971, a handful of junior high and high school students at St. George’s prep school started competing on the school’s first girls track team. Coached by …
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
Female athletes have Blair to thank
Her eyes focus on the sixth-grade girl sprinting around the track, chasing a personal record. She watches with the pride and enthusiasm of a mother, except this is not her …
SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2012
Title IX has transformed the way colleges handle assault claims
For months after Kristina Ponischil was raped at a party in her off-campus apartment, her life at Western Washington University was hell. Police wouldn’t act, as often happens in college …
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011, 11:04 A.M.
Idaho schools accused of Title IX violations
The federal government has received complaints that 78 of the 115 Idaho school districts are violating laws meant to create equal opportunities for female athletes.
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
Feds to look into Title IX practices at 125 Wash. school districts
OLYMPIA – Federal officials are investigating whether more than 100 school districts across the state are discriminating against girls in their athletic programs. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Education’s …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
Colleges fudge with numbers to reach Title IX goals
Many Division I schools are distorting the number of students participating in sports so they can comply with Title IX, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Among the tactics is …