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Pregnant or Parenting Students

Pregnant or Parenting Students

Title IX prohibits discrimination based on a student’s pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or recovery from any of these conditions. Title IX also prohibits schools from applying any rule related to a student’s parental, family, or marital status that treats students differently based on their sex.  

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The Office for Civil Rights has developed the following pamphlet to support secondary schools and pregnant or parenting students:

For more information on how to support pregnant or parenting students, also see: