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Title IX

July 19, 2017

Oregon HS reaches tentative settlement in Title IX lawsuit

The Lake Oswego School District in Oregon will upgrade its softball team's facilities as part of a settlement that was tentatively reached this week in a 2016 Title IX lawsuit. Ten current and former Lake Oswego High School softball players filed ...


June 27, 2017

Six Utah girls suing for chance to play high school football

A group of girls are suing three Utah school districts, alleging they are not treated fairly because the schools do not provide girls-only football programs. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, claims "[The] districts fail to provide equal...


May 18, 2016

Poll: Are boys/girls programs in your school treated equally?

In April, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether the boys and girls teams in their schools were treated equally. Title IX offers greater protection for girls and women's programs, but each year dozens of complaints are filed against scho...


April 6, 2016

Oregon prep softball team files Title IX lawsuit against district

An Oregon prep softball team has filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school district, alleging that the program does not receive the same treatment as the baseball team. The Lake Oswego High School softball team outlined a handful of grievances,...


October 9, 2015

What’s causing the decline of female coaches?

Participation in girls sports has climbed all but six years since the implementation of Title IX in 1972, but it hasn't been matched by the number of female coaches. [caption id="attachment_14264" align="alignleft" width="238"] Participation in gi...


July 16, 2015

Parents of HS softball players file lawsuit alleging Title IX violations

Parents of three Arkansas high school softball players have filed a lawsuit alleging the district doesn't provide equal resources or opportunities for girls teams. [caption id="attachment_13409" align="alignright" width="336"] Three parents have f...


July 10, 2015

Chicago schools must increase sports opportunities for girls

Chicago Public Schools will be forced to increase athletic opportunities for girls at a minimum of 12 high schools under an agreement with federal investigators. [caption id="attachment_13260" align="alignright" width="318"] Chicago Public Schools...


June 24, 2015

Study: Georgia, D.C. lead nation in gender equity gaps

Nearly two-thirds of Georgia high schools have large gender equity gaps that could indicate girls are not being provided with enough opportunities to play sports, according to the National Women's Law Center. [caption id="attachment_13147" align=...