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How Title IX Became a Political Weapon

Jessica Gavora | Wall Street Journal Since its passage 43 years ago, Title IX has proved to be a remarkably elastic law. It has been stretched and warped from its original intent to end discrimination on the basis of sex in schools that receive federal funding. As long as Title IX’s victims were wrestlers or swimmers ... More

Constitution Day inspires Title IX debate at Christopher Newport University

Jane Hammond | Hampton Daily Press Christopher Newport University celebrated Constitution Day by hosting a debate on Title IX Thursday afternoon. Erin Buzuvis, director of Western New England University School of Law's Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Christina Hoff Sommers, author of several books and ... More

Title IX needs reform

Asche Schow | Washington Examiner The anti-discrimination law known as Title IX is meant to protect students from gender-based discrimination, but it has been used over the years to perpetuate it. "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, ... More

Will Paying College Athletes Ruin Everything We Love About College Sports? Not If We’re Smart About It

H. Clay McEldowney | Forbes The young men of the Duke University basketball team recently defeated Wisconsin to earn their share of the NCAA national championship. But the question many are now asking is: Should the Blue Devils also enjoy a share of the NCAA’s riches? In January the NCAA voted 79-1 to allow member ... More

The Future of ‘Other’ College Sports

Bob Wuornos | National Review This weekend, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is gathering outside Washington, D.C., for its annual convention. The weather outside is cold, but the debate inside is likely to get quite heated, as the major conference commissioners embark on a series of decisions that ... More

College Sports Council Changes Name to American Sports Council

Name change reflects broader mandate, as battle over Title IX enforcement shifts to American high schools WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 21, 2011 – After almost a decade leading the fight to reform Title IX enforcement, the College Sports Council (CSC) today announced that it was changing its name to the American Sports ... More

American Sports Council Sues U.S. Department of Education to Prevent Use of Title IX Quotas in High School Athletics

Applying Quotas to High School Sports Violates Constitution's Equal Protection Clause WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 21, 2011 – The American Sports Council (ASC) filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) today, alleging that the use of gender quotas to enforce Title IX in high school athletic programs is ... More