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OLYMPICS: Title IX is about more than sports

Re: “Women flexed their muscle at London Olympic Games” (editorial, 8-13).

I was surprised that you did not have a full understanding of Title IX. As the former member of the Tacoma School Title IX Committee, I worked to educate the public on equality in education. Your comment that many of the athletes train in private clubs and so Title IX does not explain their success undermines the true meaning of Title IX .

Title IX was passed guaranteeing equality in education and end to sex discrimination in schools receiving federal financial assistance. It covers the entire educational process

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