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’s sports equity numbers for women include phantom players and men
UCLA provides far fewer opportunities to female athletes than its public reports suggest, Reveal has found.
Posted inInequality, Sports, U.S. Education
Women’s sports: A man’s game
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.
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