Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Discuss Title IX Issues at Annual Meeting of Association of American Law Schools

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Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights, will discuss Title IX issues pertaining to athletic opportunity, single sex classes, and bullying/harassment in remarks at the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools Thursday at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Ali will participate in a session entitled, “Taking Stock at Title IX's 40th Anniversary: Athletics, Single-Sex Education, and Bullying/Harassment.”

As assistant secretary, Ali's Office for Civil Rights enforces laws aimed at ensuring that the nation's schools receiving federal funding refrain from discriminatory conduct related to race, sex, disability or age.

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