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February 01, 2012

Celebrating Title IX on National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Today marks the 26th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, with a theme this year of "Title IX at 40: In it for the Long Run" in honor of Title IX's upcoming 40th anniversary.

January 10, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal of Title IX Case

The group Equity in Athletics Inc. was challenging a 2011 ruling from a district court that found Title IX's three-part compliance test not in violation of the Constitution.

January 09, 2012

Arne Duncan Tweets About Title IX, Female Student-Athletes

The Secretary of Education took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to field questions on Title IX, which he called "one of the greatest civil rights successes in our history."

January 05, 2012

Arne Duncan Participating in Title IX "Tweet-Up" on Friday

Arne Duncan will take Twitter questions on Friday about Title IX, the federal legislation that requires schools to provide equal athletic and educational opportunities to both genders.

November 07, 2011

Title IX Cases Dropped Against All But One Idaho District

Nearly 100 high schools in Idaho have been cleared of potential Title IX violations by the Department of Education's office for civil rights, but the Meridian School District remains under investigation.

October 11, 2011

Feds Drop Title IX Case Against 60 Oregon Districts

The complaint, filed in April, alleged that the accused schools were providing more athletic opportunities for males than females, a clear violation of Title IX, if true.

September 14, 2011

Law Group Files Amicus Brief to Support Title IX Case

The National Women's Law Center filed a "friend of the court" brief last week in support of the female athletes involved in Biediger et al. v. Quinnipiac, a case currently before an appeals court.

August 23, 2011

Survey: High School Sports Participation at All-Time High

Participation in high school sports rose for the 22nd consecutive year, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

August 17, 2011

New Title IX Compliance Group Launches

K-12 schools in need of Title IX compliance assistance have a new ally in the recently-launched Association of Title IX Administrators, or ATIXA.

July 22, 2011

How Title IX Shaped the Women's World Cup

Kevin Riley of the LeaderTalk blog wrote yesterday that the success of the U.S. soccer team at the recent Women's World Cup suggests that "we are all beneficiaries of Title IX."

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