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Title IX

noun
1.
a clause in the 1972 Education Act stating that no one shall because of sex be denied the benefits of any educational program of activity that receives direct federal aid.
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Contemporary definitions for Title IX
noun

a part of the 1972 Education Act (U.S.) stating that no person could be denied the benefits of a federally funded educational program or activity on the basis of their gender; also called [Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972]

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Title IX cases, which have typically been filed at the college level, have increasingly been filed against K-12 schools for sex equity in extracurricular sports.

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