The Equity in Sports Act requires that elementary and secondary schools provide equal sports opportunities for male and female students. The Act reinforces Title IX, federal legislation that prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational environments. The Act enforces existing law by creating sanctions for noncompliance, such as withholding funds from schools and prohibiting those schools from participating in postseason athletic contests.
EDUCATION Elementary and Secondary Education: Prohibit Discrimination Based on Gender in Elementary and Secondary School Athletic Programs Under the "Quality Basic Education Act;" Amend Certain Provisions Relating to Grants and Other Disbursements of Funds by the Department of Community Affairs,
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