Title IX calls for equal opportunities for both sexes in athletic participation, scholarships and benefits and services provided to teams. It is a US Federal law that states:
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
Title IX applies to all educational institutions, both public and private, that receive federal funds. Almost all private colleges and universities must abide by Title IX regulations because they receive federal funding through federal financial aid programs used by their students.
There are three basic parts of Title IX as it applies to College Sports:
Since the inception of Title IX, there has been exponential growth in female athletes competing in US college sport with the number increasing from 32,000 to 150,000 during the past 30 years. With this, the demand from US college sports programs to recruit international female athletes has also increased; creating incredible opportunities for female sports scholars from all backgrounds and nationalities.
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