In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, The National Women’s Hall of Fame (NWHF) and GOOD Maker teamed up to host the National Women's Hall of Fame Title IX Athletic Challenge.
Think about the effort and the huge sums of money spent on educational programs to deal with our nation’s problems: obesity, teen pregnancy, low graduation rates and life-long health. The good news is that we already have a ready-made educational program that would address all these areas; school sports.
For all the progress made during the Title IX era, girls have 1.3 million fewer opportunities to play sports in high school than boys do.
On June 23, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law the statute known as Title IX, declaring, “No person in the United State shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits
You may have noticed the front page headline earlier this month, that analysts now forecast that 42 percent of Americans could be obese by 2030 (up from 36 percent in 2010) and that 11 percent could be severely obese (up from 6 percent).