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Can't it just be equal

Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs receiving federal assistance. It governs the overall treatment and opportunity in athletics and gives schools the flexibility to choose sports based on it’s student body interest, geographic influence, budget restraints, and gender ratio. It is not a matter of women being able to participate in wrestling or having the exact same amount of money spent on women's sports as on men's sports. Instead, the focus is shown on the necessity for women to have equal opportunities as men but not served just on an individual basis. The ideas of Title IX continue to help female athletes by opening many doors and giving them many opportunities but at the same time it is shutting out many opportunities on men’s athletics. On average females make up 56 percent of college enrollments, while males make up 44 percent. This idea has created many controversies’s saying that now women have the equal rights over men and that is doesn’t create the equality that it was meant to. Quotas were produced seven years after Title IX was created to help to achieve the equality desired. Title IX was set up to create equality between men and women on the issues of sports not close out one another from equal opportunities. The percentage of female athletes is the same percentage of females enrolled. Many schools were forced to replace male athletic programs with female ones for purpose of equality. Athletics for many schools created the most controversy regarding Title IX. Before Title IX, many schools refused to admit women or enforced strict limits. An important issue regarding the enrollment vs. women allowed to actually play on the field for example was this, “on average females make up 56 percent of college enrollments while males make up on 44 percent. This shows that there are more women then men enrolled and sometimes more women wanting to play sports more than men.”...

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