On Friday, the appellate court in the Ninth Circuit 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 Women’s Sports Foundation congratulates Coach Amber Parker, formerly of Franklin County, Indiana, and her attorneys, who prevailed in an appellate court decision in a case challenging Franklin and other Indiana high schools’ decisions to schedule boys’ basketball games more frequently than girls’ games on “prime time” Friday nights.
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Celebrating the 39th anniversary of Title IX, Senators Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) and Patty Murray (D-Washington) introduced legislation on June 29 to enhance transparency and ensure equity in high school athletic programs.
On Monday, June 20, Women’s Sports Foundation founder Billie Jean King appeared on ABC to talk with Robin Roberts and co-hosts about her 50th anniversary at Wimbledon and the Foundation’s kickoff to the 40th anniversary year of Title IX.
Have you ever dreamt of channeling your enthusiasm for sport into a career that you feel passionate about? There are more than six million jobs in sport-related careers, a field which was once an exclusively male preserve. We explore five of the most popular.