The regular use of male practice players may take practice and participation opportunities away from female athletes on varsity teams. Did you know that the regular use of male practice players may be a Title IX violation?
Male Practice Players on Female Teams: The Foundation Position (PDF 418k)
By Women's Sports Foundation
The New York Times’ article, At Two-Year Colleges, Less Scrutiny Equals Less Athletic Equality, emphasizes the importance of Title IX oversight, and the ongoing importance of the laws themselves. Sports opportunities at Community Colleges are rare educational opportunities, subsidized with our tax dollars, delivering superior life-long returns on investment.
Schools should be expected to retain all men's sports programs while they bring women's sports into compliance with Title IX.
A federal district court held that Quinnipiac discriminated against women in violation of Title IX when it limited athletic participation opportunities for its female students.
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