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Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the United States. It was enacted as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. 


  • Title IX prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or education program that receives funding from the federal government.


  • It applies to both educational institutions and other programs that receive federal financial assistance.

Key Points:

  • Ensures equal opportunities for both genders in education.
  • Addresses issues such as sexual harassment, gender equity in sports, and access to educational resources.
  • Has had a substantial impact on American schools and institutions.
  • Enforced by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Title IX aims to create a fair and equitable educational environment for all, regardless of gender.


View the full text of the law at the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice



Principals are designated Compliance Officers at their buildings.

Title IX Officer:
Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Personnel
50 Railroad Avenue
Babylon, New York, 11702