title ix http://wmot.org en Will Tenn. Schools Feel Impact of New Fed. Sports Regulations? http://wmot.org/post/will-tenn-schools-feel-impact-new-fed-sports-regulations <p>WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) — The Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association says the state’s school systems will feel little impact from new federal guidelines requiring equal access for students with disabilities.</p><p>The Education Department announced Friday that students with disabilities must be given a chance to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues.</p><p>The order is reminiscent of the Title&nbsp;IX expansion four decades ago of athletic opportunities for girls and women and could bring sweeping changes to school budgets and locker rooms for years to come.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:52:39 +0000 AP/WMOT 20204 at http://wmot.org Will Tenn. Schools Feel Impact of New Fed. Sports Regulations?