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Cynthia Augello Interviewed on "CBS This Morning"

Discusses Title IX in Connection with Boy Barred from Girls' Field Hockey Team

May 15, 2012
Thomas B. Wassel
Garden City

Cynthia Augello appeared on "CBS This Morning" on May 15, 2012. She was interviewed in connection with the appeal of Keeling Pilaro, a boy who has been barred from playing on the girls' field hockey team at his school. Ms. Augello discussed the application of Title IX to young Mr. Pilaro's situation.

You can see the interview or read a summary at 

Update: after a hearing, Suffolk County's governing body for high school sports ruled that young Mr. Pilaro could play for another year.