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Intercollegiate Athletics: Status of Efforts to Promote Gender Equity

HEHS-97-10 Published: Oct 25, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1996.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Department of Education and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) efforts to promote gender equity in intercollegiate athletics by implementing title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, focusing on: (1) steps taken by states to promote gender equity in college athletic programs; and (2) what existing studies show about progress made since 1992 in promoting gender equity in intercollegiate athletics.

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