Title IX quotas in high schools challenged in lawsuit

The Pacific Legal Foundation, acting on behalf of the Washington, D.C.-based American Sports Council, has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s policy guidelines on Title IX, alleging that activists are using the guidelines to promote sex-based quotas in high school athletic programs, reports the Los Angeles Times. Title IX, passed in 1972, prohibits gender-based discrimination in federally funded education programs and is credited with helping ignite the growth of females in sports competition…

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