The Department of Education Rescinds Prior Title IX Guidance Documents

Source: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-department-of-education-rescinds-97149/ The Department of Education Rescinds Prior Title IX Guidance Documents and Makes Key Changes to Title IX Case Processing Manual Late last week, with no apparent public discussion, the Department of Education (the “Department”) withdrew a number of Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) guidance documents relating to Title IX in the wake of […]

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No Reprieve: New Title IX Regulations Take Effect as Scheduled

SOURCE Educational institutions hoping for a last-minute reprieve from the new Title IX regulations scheduled to go into effect August 14 are out of luck. Earlier this week, the Southern District of New York denied a nationwide preliminary injunction sought by the state of New York to delay implementation of the new regulations (State of […]

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Free Title IX compliance checklist for institutions of higher education

[Consult with your Institution Attorney first]. Free Title IX compliance checklist for institutions of higher education. As institutions of higher education are acutely aware, the U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX Rule takes effect this Friday, August 14, 2020. Pursuant to the new rule, colleges and universities are required to prepare and implement a […]

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10 Important Changes for School Districts under the Final Title IX Rule

Source: https://stopsexualassaultinschools.org/title-ix-coordinators/ 10 Important Changes for School Districts under the Final Title IX Rule by Megan Farrell, Title IX and Civil Rights Officer, Palo Alto Unified School District Among the many challenges faced by K-12 school districts during this school year, the Department of Education released its long-awaited Final Rules under Title IX (“New Rules”). […]

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Protecting Civil Rights While Responding to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Statement by Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Eric S. Dreiband In light of the Public Health Emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice is issuing this statement to ensure that victims of illegal discrimination know where to turn when their civil rights are […]

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