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Victory for Women’s Athletic Equity: PA High School Disclosure Bill Passes

During the closing hours of last week’s state budget frenzy, 40 years after the enactment of Title IX, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed its own landmark legislation to advance gender equality in educational opportunities. The Equity in Interscholastic Athletics Disclosure … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deborah Brake Brings Her A Game

Deborah Brake’s book Getting in the Game: Title IX and the Women’s Sports Revolution immediately captures the attention of the reader and does not let go until the end. Although grounded in the study of law, Getting in the Game … Continue reading

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Female Athletes Compete with the Boys – and Win

Since the passage of Title IX in 1972, athletic opportunities for women and girls have increased exponentially. As a result, young women have had the opportunity to excel in athletics and expand their educational opportunities. Sisters Karli and Tanya Timko … Continue reading

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V is for Victory

Does this video remind you of conditions at your school? Do you believe that your school isn’t treating boys and girls equally when it comes to athletics? The Women’s Law Project is partnering with organizations across the country on a … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Public Schools approve Title IX audit

Last Tuesday, Nov. 25, the Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Board of Directors approved a comprehensive audit of the ten high schools in the district to assess their compliance with Title IX, the law that guarantees gender equity in education and athletics. … Continue reading

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