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New York district settles Title IX suit, agrees to build softball facility

The Batavia City School District has settled a Title IX suit brought on behalf of softball players alleging that the district provided girls with substandard playing fields. Continue reading…

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For UConn, 9 Titles Since Title IX

Source:  Editorial The Hartford Courant7:09 p.m. EDT, April 9, 2014 More thoughts on UConn‘s spectacular showing in the NCAAwomen’s and men’s basketball tournaments this week: •This is “Title Nine” for the UConn women, as an emailer observed — their ninth NCAA title and an opportunity to reflect on Title IX, the federal law that banned discrimination in high school and […]

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As Title IX turns 41, nine notable US female Olympic athletes.

SOURCE: http://olympictalk.nbcsports.com/2013/06/23/as-title-ix-turns-41s-nine-notable-us-female-olympic-athletes/ Call it a double. June 23 is Olympic Day and the 41st anniversary of the passage of Title IX. Here, to commemorate, are nine female Olympians who made an impact in their sport. One of the greatest female athletes of all time, Jackie Joyner-Kersee left a lasting impression on the sport of track and […]

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ESPN Films’s Nine for IX docuseries

Imagine if some of the most iconic moments in sports history never came to be: members of the USA soccer team ripping off their jerseys in pure joy after winning the 1999 Women’s World Cup, the Williams sisters dominating the U.S. Open in 2001, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team winning an unprecedented 90 […]

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Equality, sports, and Title IX – Erin Buzuvis and Kristine Newhall – a TED Video

About This Video In 1972, U.S. Congress passed Title IX, a law which prohibited discrimination against women in schools, colleges, and universities — including school-sponsored sports. Before this law, female athletes were few and far between, and funding was even scarcer. Erin Buzuvis and Kristine Newhall explore the significance and complexity of Title IX. Need a fun […]

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