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Title IX Anniversary: Fifty Years Of Progress For Women

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authorStaff Writer on Jul 7, 2022

The Express News Group recently published a series of articles commemorating the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation, passed in June of 1972, that ensured equal access and opportunity for women in education. While the law applies to all areas of education, one of its biggest legacies has been how it changed for landscape for female athletes, in the high school, college and even professional ranks. Reporter Cailin Riley, who put together the series, spoke with several local coaches and administrators as well as current female high school athletes to discuss the way things were before the law, the progress that has been made in the 50 years since and the work that still needs to be done.

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