Title IX is a federal law that requires recipients of federal funding for education, with a few specific exceptions, to be in compliance with the minimum requirements of the Title IX regulations.
This webpage is designed to assist parents, students, school personnel, and others with resources to offer guidance and technical assistance regarding Title IX.
If you are unable to find the resource you are looking for, or need assistance, please contact the Title IX Coordinator Tom Antonick at 406-444-3161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Basic Checklist for Title IX Compliance
Questions and Answers Regarding Title IX Procedural Requirements
Title IX Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities for Local School Districts
Title IX Legal Manual
Title IX Regulations
Questions and Answers on Title IX Athletics
US Department of Justice-Title IX
Office for Civil Rights Reading Room
Equality of Opportunity for Students
Department of Education Office of Civil Rights Links to Documents and Resources
Below are links to the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) resources that should provide guidance for the most common Title IX inquiries.
These links will lead to OCR resources.
Dear Colleague Letters
February 22, 2017: The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education withdrew the statements of policy and guidance for transgender students .
May 13, 2016: The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released joint guidance to help provide educators guidance to ensure all students including transgender students can attend school in an environment free from discrimination.
April 24, 2015: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Letter to school districts, colleges, and universities reminding them of their obligation to designate a Title IX coordinator. A letter to Title IX Coordinators was also sent on this date.
April 2015: Title IX and Sex Discrimination (Code no. 6) summarizes the requirements pertaining to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.
December 1, 2014: Q & A on Title IX and Single-Sex Elementary and Secondary Classes and Extracurricular Activities and legal requirements
April 29, 2014: Press release on Title IX and Sexual Violence Q & A
May 8, 2014: Press release and letter regarding schools’ enrollment procedures regardless of race, color, national origin, immigration, or citizenship status.
Know Your Rights about Title IX and Sexual Violence
January 8, 2014: Letter and press release concerning obligations under federal law to administer student discipline without discriminating on the basis of race, color, or national origin. More information at http://www.ed.gov/school-discipline/
June 25, 2013: Letter and Pamphlet Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, providing examples of practices designed to support such students.
April 4, 2011: Letter providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students
October 26, 2010: Letter concerning recipients’ obligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex; race, color and national origin; and disability. The letter clarifies the relationship between bullying and discriminatory harassment, provides examples of harassment, and illustrates how a school should respond in each case.
September 17, 2008: Letter providing information about how OCR determines which athletic activities can be counted under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
April 26, 2004: Letter reminding chief state school officers and state and local education agencies that the Title IX regulations require recipients to designate a Title IX coordinator, adopt and disseminate a nondiscrimination policy, and put grievance procedures in place to address complaints of discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activity.