Tagged with Athletics

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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New Brochure: Fair Play for Girls in Sports

http://www.las-elc.org/fair-play-for-girls-in-sports Fair Play for Girls in Sports Since the enactment of Title IX 40 years ago, significant strides have been made in securing equality for girls and women in collegiate sports. However, compliance with the law in elementary, middle, and high schools is marginal at best. There is a similar need to ensure equal access […]

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The Power of Title IX – Videos from ESPN

A wonderful collection of ESPN videos about Title IX – focus mainly on women’s sports.

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Will ‘Pay to Play’ Become A Permanent Part of School Sports?

FORBES|         8/22/2012 @ 4:03PM Will ‘Pay to Play’ Become A Permanent Part of School Sports? When you have a child playing school sports, some costs are expected. You’re going to have to buy some sort of athletic gear necessary to the sport. You might have to pay for a practice jersey or warmup suit. […]

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