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Equity


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State Status/Date Level Summary
CASigned into law 10/2011P-12
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Gender Expression and Gender Identity
A.B. 887
Creates definition of "gender expression" in the Education Code. Adds that a public education is to be offered to all, regardless of gender identity and gender expression; prohibits discrimination in public schools and charter schools based on gender identity ...

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ILSigned into law 07/2010P-12
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Community College
Diversity in Persons at Supervisory, Technical, Professional and Managerial Levels
S.B. 3531
Establishes the African American Employment Plan Act. Provides that the purposes of the act are to:

(a) improve the delivery of state services to Illinois' African Americans by increasing the number of African American state employees total and the number se...

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CAVetoed 10/2009Postsec.
Community College
Publicizing Student Rights under Title IX
S.B. 248
Requires school districts, the president or chief executive officer of a community college campus, the president of a California State University campus, and requests the chancellor of each University of California campus, to place on their respective Web site...

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NEApproved by voters 09/2008P-12
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Ballot Initiative: Prohibits Discrimination
V. 3; (Initiative Measure No. 424)
(INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 424) Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution; prohibits the State from discriminating against, or granting preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in pub...

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TXSigned into law 06/2001Postsec.Women's Athletic Development Fund
S.B. 903
Relates to the establishment and use of a women's athletic development fund and a study of women's athletic development practices at institutions of higher education....

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ILSigned into law 06/2000Postsec.Gender Equity In Intercollegiate Sports
S.B. 1589
Public Act No. 91-792., Amends the Board of Higher Education Act; removes the provision repealing the Section concerning gender equity in intercollegiate athletics on December 31, 2000; changes when the Board of Higher Education has to report to the General As...

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