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Title IX states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."
Which, if any, of the following situations do you believe are in violation of Title IX? Assume each school receives federal funds.
A high school grooming code requires that men's hair not reach the shirt collar, but women's hair length is not regulated.
Use online resources to work on this chapter's questions. Please note that website information changes over time, and these changes may limit your ability to answer some of these questions. Over the past decade, Whole Foods Market, Inc., has become an increasingly familiar part of the urban landscape. As of November , the company had stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Using financial websites such as finance.yahoo.com and money.msn.com, you can access a wealth of financial information for companies such as Whole Foods. By entering the company's ticker symbol, WFM, you will be able to access a great deal of useful information, including a summary of what Whole Foods does (Profile), a chart of its recent stock price (Interactive Chart), EPS estimates (Earnings), recent news stories (Headlines), and a list of key financial data and ratios (Key Ratios).
In researching a company's operating performance, a good place to start is the recent stock price performance. From an interactive chart, you can obtain a chart of the company's stock price performance and compare it to the overall market (as measured by the S&P index) between and . As you can see, Whole Foods has had its ups and downs. But the company's overall performance has been quite strong during the past years, and it has beaten the overall market handily. You can also find Whole Foods' recent financial statements (Financials). Typically, you can find annual balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements for to years. Quarterly information is also available.
Looking at the most recent year available, what is the amount of total assets on Whole Foods' balance sheet? What percentage is fixed assets, such as plant and equipment? What percentage is current assets? How much has the company grown over the years that are shown?