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We wanted to know how UCLA was counting its female athletes, so we asked for the squad list for the women’s rowing team. But the document raised even more questions about the school’s compliance with Title IX, the gender equity law.
UCLA provides far fewer opportunities to female athletes than its public reports suggest, Reveal has found.
After Congress passed the landmark gender equity law Title IX in the 1970s, schools merged men’s and women’s athletics directors. They put men in charge. And those men hired other men.
In this hour of Reveal, we’re looking into Title IX, the historic law meant to end gender discrimination in schools. We mostly see this play out in school sports, but behind all the fanfare, there’s a story of failure.
The University of Iowa long was a model for gender equity in college sports. But the school now provides a modern example of how female coaches have l