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Title IX

June 4, 2015

Massachusetts high school investigating athletic program

A Massachusetts high school plans to investigate its sports program after the outgoing athletic director made claims of discrimination and misuse of funds within the department. Wayland High School, nearly 20 miles west of Boston, will look into...


April 14, 2015

Western Kentucky suspends swimming and diving program

Western Kentucky University announced today it is suspending the swimming and diving program for five years after an investigation discovered multiple Title IX violations. [caption id="attachment_11626" align="alignright" width="191"] Western Kent...


April 7, 2015

Investigation finds Title IX violations at Western Kentucky

Swim team members at Western Kentucky University were subjected to hazing and sexual assault, according to documents obtained by the College Heights Herald. [caption id="attachment_11626" align="alignright" width="207"] Western Kentucky Universit...


June 28, 2013

Complaint Charges D.C. Schools With Violating Title IX

Washington Posthttp://www.washingtonpost.com/local/big-disparities-are-alleged-between-boys-and-girls-sports-in-district-public-schools/2013/06/27/b8df7cd4-def8-11e2-b2d4-ea6d8f477a01_story.htmlAt Wilson High school, freshman athlete Helen Malhotra s...


June 13, 2013

Title IX has unfinished business

The general perception is that girls today have it as good as boys when it comes to sports, but it’s just not true. Many base this assumption on the successes of Title IX. The landmark ruling calls for equal opportunity amongst male and female a...


June 22, 2012

Title IX: Through The Eyes Of A Dad With 2 Daughters

“Daddy, girls play basketball too?” My five-year-old daughter, Lucy, fired this question at me this winter as I mindlessly flipped between two men’s college basketball games, only accidentally landing on a women’s contest with...


June 13, 2012

Keeping your department in Title IX compliance isn’t clear-cut

Title IX, the amendment that promotes equality in athletics, turns 40 years old on June 23. Although it has been around for decades, many coaches, athletes and athletic directors don’t fully understand what the law entails or how it affects their i...


April 21, 2012

Girls Now Can Play Flag Football As Varsity Sport In D.C.

Washington Post, James Wagnerhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/highschools/dc-public-schools-introduce-flag-football-as-a-girls-varsity-sport/2012/04/20/gIQAmAxfWT_story.htmlNearly 19 minutes into McKinley’s girls’ varsity flag footbal...