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What is Title IX?

What is Title IX?

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. This law prohibits sexual harassment, sexual violence, as well as other sexual misconduct, as these behaviors can deny an individual equal access to participate in or benefit from education.

 

For more information about Title IX, visit the Womenslaw.org site: http://www.womenslaw.org/statutes_detail.php?statute_id=4535#statute-top

Statement of Nondiscrimination

 Alcorn State University does not tolerate any form of inappropriate discrimination and it endorses the following statement from Title IX regulations: 
 
“No person in the United States shall on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”