The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education will release a new chapter of the "Title IX at 45" report leading up to the 45th anniversary of Title IX in June 2017. Each chapter explores the coalition’s findings on the persistent barriers women and girls face in education and the historic impact of Title IX. NCWGE’s recommendations, located at the end of each chapter, also provide important action items for schools, advocates, federal and state legislators, and administrators to ensure our efforts to achieve equity lead to long-term success.
Read NCWGE's new chapter, Title IX and Athletics, released on Feb. 1, 2017.
Read NCWGE's new chapter, Pregnant and Parenting Students, released on March 1, 2017.
Read NCWGE's new chapter, Women and STEM.
Read NCWGE's new chapter, Single-Sex Education: Separation Serves No One.
The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) is a nonprofit organization of more than 50 groups dedicated to improving educational opportunities for girls and women. Our mission is to provide leadership in and advocate for the development of national education policies that benefit all women and girls. This site provides information on our coalition, current activities, updates on relevant federal education legislation, useful resources, and NCWGE publications.
NCWGE was formed in 1975 by representatives of national organizations concerned about the failure to issue regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. NCWGE was successful in mobilizing strong support for publication of the Title IX regulations by the then Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
to be a major force in developing national education policies that benefit
all women and girls, providing a valuable forum to share information and
strategies to advance educational equity; advocating for women and girls regarding educational issues, including the interpretation and implementation
of Title IX; and monitoring the work of Congress and federal agencies on education policies and programs.
The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education is a nonprofit organization formed to educate the public about issues concerning equal rights for women and girls in education; to monitor the enforcement and administration of current legislation related to equal rights for women and girls in education; to perform and publish research and analysis of issues concerning equal rights for women and girls in education, and to take the steps necessary and proper to accomplish these purposes.