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Kane to appear on NPR's All Things Considered for Title IX 40th anniversary

KaneMJ-2005.jpgTitle IX, the civil rights legislation that banned sex discrimination in schools and forever altered opportunities for girls in education, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its signing on Saturday, June 23. In recognition of the landmark decision, Dr. Mary Jo Kane, professor and director of the Tucker Center, will be interviewed with other nationally recognized Title IX experts on NPR's All Things Considered radio broadcast on Friday afternoon.

Dr. Kane will offer her perspective on the social and economic impact of the law and its extraordinary significance on the participation and accomplishments of girls and women in sports. The program will be broadcast after 3 p.m. tomorrow on KNOW-FM, 91.1. For more information on Friday's programming, visit the NPR site.

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