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Longview ISD being investigated for Title IX violation

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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

The Longview Independent School District confirmed that there is an ongoing investigation into allegations of a Title IX Violation. 

Longview ISD released the following statement on Monday:

"OCR [U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights] was present in the district to interview students, personnel and to take a look at facilities and equipment for gender equity in compliance with Title IX."

According to the U.S. Department of Education website, Title IX of the Education Amendments "prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance."

Title IX is a law passed in 1972 that requires gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding.

We will have more details on this story as they become available.

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