Happy Birthday Title IX!

Yesterday, June 23 marked the 44th celebration of Title IX (enacted in 1972). Many young girls today don’t see why this would have been necessary. So for those who don’t know what that is, here is a good explanation by its leading advocate, the Women’s Sports Foundation.

Title IX is a short and simple federal law: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

 

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