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Top 10 legal issues facing high school sports programs

The National Federation of State High School Assns. has come out with its top 10 sports law issues impacting high school athletic programs. They are resulting in legal claims against districts. These issues appeared in a story from High School Today writted by Lee Green, an attorney and professor in Baldwin City, Ks. No. 10 in importance is retaliation against complainants. Suits are being filed by coaches or parents who complain about a Title IX violation, then feel they have been retaliated against. No. 9 is Title IX and gender equity. Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in education. No. 8 is disabilities laws with athletic programs. Schools are obligated to provide...