College Sports Council and James Madison students to hold Title IX rally at U S Department of Education November 2

By Tim | Oct. 17, 2006, 4:46 p.m. (ET)
The College Sports Council with students, parents, and coaches from James Madison University invite everyone in the college and Olympic sports communities to join them in their Title IX reform rally.

Thursday, November 2, 2006
11 am Eastern Standard Time

In front of the U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave. SW
Washington DC, 20202

In the interest of empowering students to have a voice in their school's sports sponsorship, and to foster a more "Athlete Centered" management approach by Athletic Administrators.

We will be appealing to the US Department of Education to help schools implement surveys as an alternative to cutting athletic programs. Student athletes, student government members, coaches, parents, and sports groups from across the country will be attending to lend a voice, and support our young athletes in this endeavor.

After the rally the men's and women's JMU track and field teams will run side by side around the Department of Education in protest. Any and all athletes from any school are welcome and encouraged to participate in the run.