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Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You from Discrimination at School

Authored By: U.S. Department of Education

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex—including pregnancy and parental status—in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges, and universities receiving any Federal funds (“schools”) must comply with Title IX.* This publication will explain things you should know about your rights.

Last Review and Update: Feb 05, 2020