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Feds Find Discrimination Against Female Athletes in NYC Schools

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New York City denies violating federal law, but agrees to changes to expand high school sports options for girls. 
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Could the NCAA Union Ruling Help Women's Teams?

Friday, March 28, 2014

College sports are in the spotlight after a landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board determined that athletes on Northwestern University's football team have the right to unionize. But the ruling could also mean more money for women's teams.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Title IX and Campus Sexual Assault

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Alexandra Brodsky, writer for Feministing.com and organizer of Know Your IX, a legal education campaign against campus violence, talks about the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights' Title IX investigations into the treatment of sexual assault cases at colleges. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Test Scores; Title IX on Campus; Changes in Suburbia

Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York State raised standards on 3rd-8th grade exams and predictably, test scores sank. WNYC’s Beth Fertig explains why federal officials are happy with them and what this means for Mayor Bloomberg’s legacy.  Plus: voter turnout and how to register to vote; The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights investigates treatment of sexual assault on college campuses; Noam Scheiber of The New Republic on the end of big law; changes in suburbia; and changes with teenagers – a new survey shows fewer teens are getting drivers’ licenses. 

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Jackie Joyner Kersee on the Legacy of Title IX

Monday, June 18, 2012

Forty years ago today, Congress passed Title IX. The landmark civil rights law barred gender discrimination in the country’s schools and colleges, but it is perhaps best known for its impact on female participation on women’s high school and college sports.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Following Up: Tarballs on Beaches and Cheerleading as a Sport?

Friday, July 23, 2010

It's not just Friday, it's Follow-Up-Friday! Lisa Maatz, director of public policy and government relations at AAUW (formerly known as the American Association of University Women), follows up on the ruling by a judge that Cheerleading does not fulfill Quinnipiac University's Title IX obligations. Then, Thomas Shirley, Endowed Chair of Biodiversity and Conservation Science at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, follows up on some comments we received about tar balls on beaches around the gulf and elsewhere.

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