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TITLE IX

Landmark 1972 civil rights law that states no person shall be discriminated against or denied participation in educational programs or activities on the basis of sex at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.

Girls' high school sports participation has increased more than 1,000% since, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Collegiate sport participation jumped more than 500%.
The Jamestown High School girls gymnastics won state titles in 1969 and 1970 and set a standard for female athletics in the city of Jamestown.
They allege Title IX discrimination because opportunity to attend school, play hockey at UND was taken away with program's elimination
The Jamestown High School girls cross country team has garnered 10 state championships since 1969.

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The Jamestown High School volleyball team won the program's first-ever state championship in 2013.
The Jamestown High School girls basketball team won the first-ever Class A State Basketball Championship in 1974.
The 50th anniversary of Title IX being passed in Congress is June 23, 2022.

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