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 educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
—TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATIONAL AMENDMENTS OF 1972
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The appellate court in the Ninth Circuit has upheld a trial court’s ruling that the Sweetwater Union School District in California violated Title IX when it provided inferior facilities and resources to girls, and retaliated against those girls when it fired their coach who had advocated for the girls’ equal treatment. The WSF filed an amicus brief in the case in support of the high school girls and their lawyers at Equal Rights Advocates.
Without the NCAA certification process, it is unlikely that the campus will engage in a meaningful review of women’s athletics.
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The more you understand Title IX and your legal rights, the more you’ll be able to ensure you have equal opportunities to participate in sports.
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