Posted on May 24, 2018 Issues: Athletics

Gender biases in school sports go back a long way, and tend to remain pretty entrenched. According to a gender equity report in high school sports by CNN in 2015, the National Women’s Law Center reported that 28 percent of co-ed public high schools continue to have “large gender disparities in access to team sports.” The state-by-state ranking of gender equality in school sports programs found that “high schools across the country are not providing girls with their fair share of spots on sports teams.” According to the report, of the more than 16,000 schools examined nationally, nearly 4,500 schools had significant gaps in gender equity

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