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After Title IX, girls still face discrimination in sports

Clip: 04/11/2022 | 8m 7s  | Video has closed captioning.

It’s been nearly 50 years since the passage of Title IX, the landmark civil rights law prohibiting sex-based discrimination at federally funded schools, including in athletic programs. But violations still exist, with schools often providing better opportunities and benefits for boys sports. Amna Nawaz takes a look at one San Diego-area high school team that fought to settle the score.

Aired: 04/11/22

Rating: NR

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This story was produced in partnership with "Unlevel Playing Fields," a project of the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism and the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of Maryland's Merrill College of Journalism.