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Investigation Finds ‘Significant Disparity’ Involving Crew Facilities at U. of Southern California

This Allie Bidwell piece about the University of Southern California’s settlement of a longstanding Title IX complaint over its women’s crew program is worth a read today.

A 14-year investigation by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights found that the university was out of compliance with Title IX because the condition of its women’s rowing team’s off-campus boathouse was the “lowest quality at the university,” she writes.

According to a report on the office’s findings, issued last …