FW: Examples of Sexism

Hammer, Christy (CHammer@ed.state.nh.us)
Wed, 3 Dec 1997 10:21:16 -0500

Forwarded by Christy Hammer

> I'm doing a workshop on Title 9 and am looking for
> examples of overt sexism in the schools before the passage of Title 9
> in '72. For example, math problems that have boys doing high finance
> and girls doing recipes. Or test questions where the right answer is a
> sexist one. I would like to use them as overheads to bring home the
> truth of the existence of the ridiculous. Hopefully it will lead to
> an understanding of the reason for Title 9. Examples of current
> problems would also be helpful, to impress upon the audience the need
> to continue moving towards equality.
> Would you, in addition to sending me any thing you might
> have, send this out over the net to appropriate list serves? In the
> alternative, you can send me the addresses so I can send it out. My
> book, as you know, got wiped out and some of those connections are
> gone.
> Thanks,

> Susan McKevitt
> Administrator
> Bureau for Equity
> NH Department of Education
> 101 Pleasant Street
> Concord, NH 03301
> Phone (603) 271-6613
> Fax (603) 271-1953
> Email: smckevitt@ed.state.nh.us

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