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  • Judge blocks Title IX changes

    Allison Allsop, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jul 11, 2024

    CASPER — A federal judge has halted the implementation of new Title IX rules in Wyoming, Alaska, Kansas and Utah. A lawsuit, filed in May, was initiated by a coalition of states and organizations, including Moms for Liberty, Young America’s Foundation and Female Athletes United. In April, the U.S. Education Department released new regulations for Title IX, which is a federal statute meant to protect students and school employees from sex-based discrimination. Tuesday’s ruling by a U.S. District Court judge in Kansas blocks the rules, which...

  • Wyoming brings Title IX fight to Capitol

    Allison Allsop, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jul 4, 2024

    CASPER — State Superintendent Megan Degenfelder has traveled to Washington to join other states in opposition of President Joe Biden’s new Title IX rules. Wyoming is just one of more than 20 states trying to sue the Biden Administration for changes to the federal statute that provides equal protections regardless of sex in schools. Enacted in 1972, Title IX has helped women gain equal ground in sports and employment practices. Federal funding for both public K-12 schools and public universities is tied to Title IX compliance. Biden’s new regul...

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