Tagged with Title IX Athletics

Another Title IX Retaliation Lawsuit Emerges

Source: College Sports Business News Floodgates of litigation opening Texas A&M’s former head diving coach, Kevin Wright, has filed a Title IX retaliation lawsuit. He was fired in September from his position as head coach. The lawsuit alleges that he was terminated in retaliation for reporting concerns about gender discrimination in athletics.  Wright has filed […]

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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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Boys Excluded from Field Hockey Teams

Posted: 13 May 2012 05:58 AM PDT – Source:http://title-ix.blogspot.com/2012/05/boys-excluded-from-field-hockey-teams.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TitleIxBlog+%28Title+IX+Blog%29 Yesterday we posted about a girl playing on a boys team, so today we’ll discuss a couple of stories about cross-over participation of the other variety.  Keeling Pilaro was recently excluded from the Southampton (NY) High School girls’ field hockey team, on which he had played […]

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University Of Hartford: Athletic Director Proud Of Her Successes

By OWEN CANFIELD, Special to The Courant The Hartford Courant January 29, 2012 When Athletic Director Pat Meiser speaks of the sports programs at the University of Hartford, she wears a look that is half determination about where the program is going and half satisfaction about where it has been. When she addresses the subject […]

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Title IX Still Applies: Gender Equity in Athletics During Difficult Economic Times

May 15, 2011 Scroll below for PDF version. Some Institutions Are Making Girls Bear More of the Burden of Smaller Budgets. Recent media reports suggest that some educational institutions may not understand their obligations under Title IX and are imposing a greater burden on girls when cutting athletic opportunities or benefits.  For example: In an […]

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