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A first amendment blog for school administrators and attorneys.
OCR recently issued new guidance to assist students, parents, and school communities evaluate whether a school is meeting its legal duty to provide equal athletic opportunities consistent with Title IX. Female participation in high school and collegiate athletics has vaulted in the 50 years since Title IX became effective, benefiting millions of women and girls. Still, disparities in participation and quality of opportunities remain. OCR is beating the drum to raise awareness of Title IX-related athletics requirements and encourage families to hold schools accountable for meeting those requirements. Your best defense is a good offense. In this webinar, Kendra Yoch, Matthew Reed, and Adam Rothey break down the legal requirement for equal athletic opportunity and benefits, provide practical steps to assess your program, and clear common hurdles in meeting your compliance goals.