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Jessica Gavora

Jessica Gavora
Jessica Gavora is a writer in Washington, DC, with clients including former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich and the College Sports Council. Previously, she was the senior speechwriter to attorney general Alberto Gonzales. Under attorney general John Ashcroft, Ms. Gavora was chief speechwriter and a senior policy advisor at the Department of Justice. She is also the author of Tilting the Playing Field: Schools, Sports, Sex and Title IX, published in May 2002 by Encounter Books.

Tilting the Playing Field: Schools, Sports, Sex and Title IX

Tilting the Playing Field

Schools, Sports, Sex and Title IX

By Jessica Gavora | paperback $16.95

When it passed Title IX of the Civil Rights Act in 1972, Congress seemed to be doing something laudable and also long overdue–prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in America’s schools. But thirty years later, a law designed to guarantee equal opportunity has become the most explicit, government-enforced quota regime in America, putting boys […]