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Uneven Playing Field

By The Associated Press — December 15, 2009 1 min read

The civil rights division of the U.S. Education Department is investigating a complaint that some high schools in Rockingham County, N.C., favor male baseball athletes at the expense of girls softball teams. Superintendent Rodney Shotwell says he knows outdoor facilities for the teams at the four high schools are not equal, and changes are needed.

A version of this article appeared in the December 16, 2009 edition of Education Week as Uneven Playing Field

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