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title5/040703 --  Fifth Grade soccer players from "The Lightning" from Great Falls, Va., from left, Gavin Taylor, 11, Haley Mercer, 10, and Mary Riley Pembroke, 11, listen to Mia Hamm, soccer player for the Washington Freedom, testify in support of the 1072 law, Title IX, which guarnteed gender equality in federally funded education.   The bipartisan hearing was held to garner support for the enforcement for Title IX as advocated in the minority report of he Commission on Opportunities in Athletics -  a panel put together by the Bush administration to "reevaluate" the law.   The commission's majority advocates sweeping changes that would decimate women's and girls' opportunities in sports.   Gymnist Dominique Dawes, to the left of Hamm, also testified.

title5/040703 -- Fifth Grade soccer players from "The Lightning" from Great Falls, Va., from left, Gavin Taylor, 11, Haley Mercer, 10, and Mary Riley Pembroke, 11, listen to Mia Hamm, soccer player for the Washington Freedom, testify in support of the 1072 law, Title IX, which guarnteed gender equality in federally funded education. The bipartisan hearing was held to garner support for the enforcement for Title IX as advocated in the minority report of he Commission on...
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