The Sexes: HEW's Sex Rules

When the Department of Health, Education and Welfare released its first set of proposed rules to end sex discrimination in education, it drew criticism from all sides. Last week, after a year of tinkering with the original document in an effort to placate critics, HEW laid down a new set of rules. But its summer rerun is in the same old trouble. Some feminists say that HEW has been too timid. Some colleges and the National Collegiate Athletic Association say the department has come on too strong. The N.C.A.A. thinks the provision for equal opportunity for women in college sports "may...

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