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Happy anniversary, Title IX ... but we've got a lot more to do

Updated: June 22, 2007, 12:17 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

Title IX reads quickly, just 37 words. Explaining it, though, has always taken a lot more words than that. I've written many stories about Title IX, and none of them has ever been short.

Each time, I end up referencing at least some of these things: the three-prong test, the Office of Civil Rights, the '84 Supreme Court decision, the Civil Rights Restoration Act, the Brown decision, punitive damages, the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, the Commission on Opportunity in Athletics and ...

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