Research Paper on Title Ix
TITLE VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 law was what many civil rights activists had been lobbying for over many years. Title VI was made to end segregation and discrimination on the basis of color, gender, and nationality for employment. However, education was not included in TITLE VI, which caused Dr. Bernice R. Sandler, a senior scholar at the Women’s Research and Education Institute in Washington, DC, to still have to fight for her job at the University of Maryland. Dr. …show more content…
As part of its analysis, the Supreme Court engaged in a lengthy discussion of the legislative history of Title IX, noting that it was closely modeled after Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a far-reaching anti-discrimination statute. The Court interpreted Title VI’s legislative history to show that an institution’s receipt of student aid funds triggered coverage under Title VI. The Court added that because the language of Title VI is identical to that of Title IX, Congress intended for Title IX to be applied in the same manner as Title VI.
The Civil Rights Restoration Act was introduced in response to the Grove City v. Bell court case (Analysis court case). In 1984, Civil Rights Restoration Act had difficulty getting passed within Congress because while the House of Representatives wanted to approve it, the Senate did not. In 1987, the Democrats gained majority in both houses of Congress and sought to pass the Civil Rights Restoration Act. Congress argued that the Supreme Court’s decision in Grove City improperly narrowed Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (ADA), and Title VI, which were all designed to fight discrimination involving recipients of federal financial assistance. Section 504