Stone Soup by Jan Eliot for June 09, 2012
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." Gramma Evie: With those 37 words, Title IX opened doors for women athletes, doctors, lawyers, scientists... Gramma Evie: Women legislators from Oregon and Hawaii proposed it, a senator from Indiana championed it, and the president signed it into law. Holly: Whoa. Holly: I better go practice. Gramma Evie: Make us proud, dear.