Title IX: Athletics and Sports

Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 and its 1975 regulations protect against sex discrimination in athletics as well as many other aspects of education.  This important federal education policy has been a major influence in increasing athletic opportunities for girls and women in informal recreational sports as well as in competitive athletic programs.  Information on the history and continued challenges related to the use of Title IX to advance gender equity in athletics and sports is covered in:

Interesting Facts about Athletics, Sports, and Title IX

Title IX Background and Continuing Challenges

Taking the Law Into Our Own Hands

Gender Equity in Physical Education and Athletics

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