Tag: Title IX
A member of the National Rifle Association plugs his ears with his fingers as he walks past protesters during the NRA's annual meeting at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Friday, May 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Janelle Irwin TaylorDecember 3, 2018
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Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are calling on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to reconsider changes to the federal Title IX program that protects students from discrimination, including sexual misconduct, harassment and assault. A group of 77 House Democrats including Tampa’s Kathy Castor penned a letter to DeVos calling her latest proposal scaling back […]

Ryan NicolMay 23, 2018
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Call it “I’m rubber, you’re glue” media criticism. Florida Atlantic University is hitting back at Palm Beach Post reporter Kenny Jacoby for what the university calls “inaccurate and misleading” coverage of the school’s own erroneous reporting of its number of female athletes. That’s after the Post caught FAU filing a false report with the Department of Education. Here’s the […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 3, 2016
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School may be ending soon throughout Florida’s 4th Congressional District, but there’s no summer vacation when it comes to politicizing the issue of school bathrooms. On Friday, CD 4 Republican candidate Bill McClure issued a statement expressing “outrage” over a “federal directive on Florida and the country, forcing schools to allow transgender students to use the […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 13, 2016
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Many conservatives on the national level have strongly critiqued Barack Obama‘s decision to link Title IX school funds to a mandate for transgender bathrooms. At least one prominent conservative in Northeast Florida is equally piqued over the directive to require public accommodations for transgender students to allow them to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. […]


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