Author: Heath Hardage Lee, opinion contributor

The ripple effect of the landmark Title IX continues on its 50th anniversary

When President Nixon signed Title IX of the Education Amendments into law on June 23, 1972, it wasn’t immediately apparent that this would come to be regarded as ground-breaking legislation. To quote from a recent Wall Street Journal article: “The law had bipartisan support and its guiding purpose — prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex…