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Girl power: How 12 fourth-grade basketball players banded together for equal rim heights

Original post made on Jun 2, 2019

Tucked away behind a partition in Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park, fourth-grade girls played basketball using hoops with rims that were lower than those of their male classmates.

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Posted by Phi Slamma Jamma
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 2, 2019 at 9:02 am

You go girls!

Institutional biases like this tell girls that they are not as capable as boys. My daughter played at Oak Knoll too ā€” on 10 ft baskets. Iā€™m glad these young women were successful. Sounds to me like the USA Basketball guidelines need to change. 9ā€™


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