A complaint has been filed with the federal government claiming the D.C. schools are failing to provide girls equal athletic opportunities.
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June 28, 2013
June 12, 2013
The Senate Education Committee passed an amendment that would require high schools to publicly report how many boys and girls they have playing sports.
May 01, 2013
The Union County School District is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights due to potential violations of Title IX,
April 18, 2013
A Mich. district is being sued for allegedly failing to respond to the sexual assault of a female high school student by a player on the school's basketball team.
November 29, 2012
Charges about athletic inequities dominate the 4,000-plus Title IX complaints the federal government received since 2009.
October 17, 2012
A court approved a consent decree from the Franklin County (Ind.) Community School Corp. Monday in which the schools agreed to schedule girls' basketball games in primetime (Friday and Saturday night) slots in equal proportion to boys' games.
October 10, 2012
High school boys and girls both made gains in terms of how many athletic opportunities were made available to them from the 1999-2000 through 2009-10 school years, but boys saw a larger share of those gains, according to a new report.
August 08, 2012
Colleges are still not allowed to count competitive cheerleading as a sport when trying to satisfy compliance standards of Title IX, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
July 26, 2012
Pennsylvania became the fourth state last month to require school districts to annually report interscholastic athletic data for male and female students in 7th through 12th grades to the state department of education.
July 02, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights announced a settlement Monday afternoon with four districts regarding Title IX complaints about unequal athletic opportunities for female students.