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U.S. has embraced Patsy Mink's legacy of gender equity

By Michael Victorino

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 02, 2012

~~<p>The Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act is celebrating its 40th birthday today.</p>
<p>Originally called Title IX but renamed in honor of its author, the Act forever changed the face of education in Hawaii and across the country. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is evident in every classroom, computer or science lab, and on the athletic field. This pivotal 37-word law continues to increase equal access, opportunities, benefits and treatment for all individuals.</p>
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The Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act is celebrating its 40th birthday today.

Originally called Title IX but renamed in honor of its author, the Act forever changed the face of education in Hawaii and across the country. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is evident in every classroom, computer or science lab, and on the athletic field. This pivotal 37-word law continues to increase equal access, opportunities, benefits and treatment for all individuals. Login for more...



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