California Educator

February 2015

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P H O T O G R A P H Y B Y S C O T T B U S C H M A N Title IX LEVELED THE PLAYING FIELD? HAS By Sherry Posnick-Goodwin A F E D E R A L L A W is passed that protects students against sex discrimination. Known as Title IX, the law means girls can participate equally in athletic programs and enroll in STEM courses (science, technology, engineering and math) once viewed as a career path for males. Because of Title IX, girls now attend the uni- versity of their choice and take advantage of other rights their mothers and grandmothers were denied. Today's young women may take their civil rights for granted, but the battle was hard-fought, and on some campuses the battle continues. 1972. 36 Feature

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