Opportunities for girls to participate in high school sports increased during the 1990s, but progress toward equality with boys slowed, and maybe even reversed, in the last decade.
A report from the University of Michigan and the Women’s Sports Foundation reveals:
- By 2009-10, 53 athletic opportunities were offered for every 100 boys, compared with 41 opportunities for every 100 girls.
- By 2009-10, boys still received disproportionately more athletic opportunities than girls in all community settings—urban, suburban, towns, and rural communities.
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