Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 18th

Sports Opinion

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Public schools and Title IX

Part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was revised under the Education Amendments of 1972, guaranteeing that "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Although most people will recognize this as Title IX—the law that provided equal opportunities for women in collegiate athletics—it applies to nine other key areas in federally-supported education as well. And while most will associate Title IX with collegiate athletics, the legislation has had a titanic and pervasive impact on high school athletics as well.

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Month of May brings pretty birds around

My buddy and fellow outdoor writer/photographer, John Flores, lives down in the Morgan City area of south Louisiana. Some of the photos he's been passing along recently v...

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Non-Public school commitee

The LHSAA comprises membership of an incredibly wide variety, ranging from large public schools in urban settings to small parochial schools in rural areas, and everythin...

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The stars at night shine bright deep in the heart of Texas

The bouncy tune with upbeat lyrics crackled across the air waves on daddy’s old Zenith battery powered radio. I was just a little tot but I remember hearing Gene Autrey s...

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Behind the scenes of the LHSAA rule making process

I’ve written multiple pieces this school year touching on the LHSAA’s process for establishing rules and bylaws and adopting the rules of the game from our parent organiz...

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