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Wyoming brings Title IX fight to Capitol

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 regulations change Title IX from being “sex” based discr...

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