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12/18/2001 - MI Judge Orders Measure to End Discrimination against Girls Sports
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9/24/2001 - Suits Seek Gender Equality in Sports in NCAA, High Schools
Women students and their parents are bringing suits against the Michigan High School Athletics Association (MHSAA) and the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) to gain compliance with Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded educational programs....

8/31/2001 - Martin is First Woman to Play NCAA Division I Football
Amidst cheers from an audience of more than 11,000 people, Ashley Martin made history on Thursday by scoring a field goal for Jacksonville State University and becoming the first woman to play and score in a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I football game....

6/28/2001 - Women Athletes Exhibit Opens
Game Face: What does a Female Athlete Look Like premiered at the Smithsonian in Washington DC yesterday, depicting women of all ages and races participating in a variety of sports at every athletic level....

6/18/2001 - Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Names New Inductees
Officials at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame recently named 10 coaches, former players and contributors to its third class of inductees....

11/2/2000 - Schools Violating Title IX Head to Court
A 1997 lawsuit charging 11 Orlando, Florida, high schools with violating Title IX, a 1972 law that prohibits discrimination against girls and women in federally funded education, including athletics programs, will return to court this week with two of the 11 high schools still breaking the law....

5/4/2000 - Number of Female Coaches on the Decline
According to a new study, women represent only 45.6 percent of the coaches of women's teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) this year, the lowest percent of female coaches in 23 years....

4/6/2000 - Women Making Small Gains in College Athletics
A survey conducted by the Chronicle of Higher Education found that colleges are making small gains in the number of female athletes and budgets for women's sports....

1/3/2000 - Increased Women's Sports Participation Continues
According to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) 1998-1999 survey, over 2.6 million girls participated in high school athletics compared with 3.8 million boys....

12/17/1999 - CA Court Upholds NOW Victory for Title IX
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9/17/1999 - World Cup Success Lifts College Game
As the dominant womens college soccer team with 15 national titles, North Carolinas average attendance last year of 3,046 was the largest in the country....

7/26/1999 - The Increase in Women's Participation in Sports Brings Poor Sportsmanship
In recent years, women's participation in sports has increased dramatically....

7/20/1999 - President Clinton Honors World Cup Winners at White House
On Monday, the President, the First Lady, and Al and Tipper Gore praised the U.S....

5/18/1999 - More Women Play College Sports, Yet Inequity Persists
A recent Chronicle of Higher Education study of U.S....

3/9/1999 - Women's Sports Foundation & Mervyns's California Offer Scholarships
Retailer Mervyn's California and the Women's Sports Foundation will jointly offer more than $300,000 in scholarships to high school girls this July....

2/25/1999 - NCAA Evades Liability for Sex-Bias
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1/21/1999 - NCAA Seeks Protection From Sex Discrimination Suits
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12/14/1998 - CA NOW Charges UCLA and USC With Title IX Violations
The California chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) charged UCLA and USC with violating Title IX, a law requiring public schools to provide male and female students with equal resources and opportunities to engage in sports, and filed complaints with the U.S....

1/9/1998 - Baseballs Canseco Found Guilty in Domestic Violence Case
Jose Canseco of the Oakland Athletics pled no-contest and was found guilty of domestic violence charges....

10/22/1997 - U. Penn Women's Athletics Short-Changed
In a report to the federal government, the University of Pennsylvania revealed that men's athletic programs receive more than twice the funds of women's athletics....

10/22/1997 - Lesbian Coach Sues School for Illegal Firing
Wendy Weaver, a coach and teacher at Spanish Fork High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, is suing Nebo School District for firing her because she is a lesbian....

10/22/1997 - HHS Gives $1 Million For Girls' Programs
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala announced last week that $1 million would be awarded to four community-based projects and one national campaign to help young girls....

8/20/1997 - Virginia High Schools Sued for Title IX Violation
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Virginia High School League (VSHL), alleging that the way the VHSL schedules girl's sports violates Title IX....

7/8/1997 - Title IX Gets National Attention
Following recent celebrations of the 25th anniversary of Title IX, the 1972 law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender in publicly-funded educational institutions, the Washington Post published an extensive feature on Sunday, July 6 on how women athletes at the University of Texas sued the university and gained more athletics opportunities for women....

6/26/1997 - Title IX Enforcement Emphasized by President Clinton
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of Title IX (June 23, 1997), the federal law that prohibits gender discrimination in federally-funded education, President Clinton issued a directive asking all federal agencies to develop enforcement plans for Title IX, and to take action to eradicate discrimination in educational programs conducted by the federal government (which are not currently covered by Title IX). In related news, a new bill in Congress would make it easier to learn about colleges and universities' athletics budgets and participation rates for women....