PREGNANT AND PARENTING STUDENTS ACCESS TO EDUCATION ACT (PPSAE)
"When I discovered I was pregnant my junior year, my first inclination was to hide the pregnancy. I didn’t want anyone to know I was pregnant, I didn’t want anything to make me stand out on campus and I didn’t want my professors to begin treating me differently.
What I wish I had known was that as a pregnant and soon-to-be parenting student, I had rights.Title IX protects against sex discrimination in federally funded programs and activities. This means, for starters, that I could not be “punished” for having a child (since women are the only ones who can get pregnant). I could not be dropped a letter grade for missing class due to pregnancy or childbirth. Again, I’ll say: I had rights….”
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PREGNANT AND PARENTING STUDENTS ACCESS TO EDUCATION ACT (PPSAE)

"When I discovered I was pregnant my junior year, my first inclination was to hide the pregnancy. I didn’t want anyone to know I was pregnant, I didn’t want anything to make me stand out on campus and I didn’t want my professors to begin treating me differently.

What I wish I had known was that as a pregnant and soon-to-be parenting student, I had rights.Title IX protects against sex discrimination in federally funded programs and activities. This means, for starters, that I could not be “punished” for having a child (since women are the only ones who can get pregnant). I could not be dropped a letter grade for missing class due to pregnancy or childbirth. Again, I’ll say: I had rights….”

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