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High Court: Title IX Law Protects Against Retaliation

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High Court: Title IX Law Protects Against Retaliation

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High Court: Title IX Law Protects Against Retaliation

High Court: Title IX Law Protects Against Retaliation

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The Supreme Court finds that the federal Title IX law against sex discrimination in public schools' athletic programs also protects those who report discrimination. The court ruled in favor of a high school basketball coach who was fired after complaining that his school gave more funds to men's sports programs than to women's programs.