Independent Schools and PPP Loans: Are You In Compliance With Title IX?

SOURCE In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many independent schools applied for and received funds from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Small Business Association (SBA) has confirmed that recipients of PPP loans will be considered recipients of federal financial assistance, imposing obligations under […]

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What to Look for in a Title IX Coordinator for Your K-12 Campus

SOURCE Title IX coordinators should have classroom experience and regular contact with students, teachers and parents, says a former State Title IX coordinator. November 06, 2020   Many years ago, working with the Feminist Majority Foundation, I conducted a national survey to find out who the State Education Agency (SEA) Title IX coordinators were. An interesting finding was […]

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New Title IX regulations explained

SOURCE Changes include the addition of live hearings, informal resolution processes and an updated definition of sexual misconduct. Emery Little Kirkland Hall through a fall tree, photographed on October 12, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little) Emma Mattson, Copy EditorNovember 1, 2020 Editor’s Note: This story contains information about sexual harassment.  New Title IX regulations came into effect for colleges […]

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Title IX changes for 2020

SOURCE Within the past six months, Title IX rules have been changed by the Department of Education, trickling down to policy changes at Hamline. Anika Besst, Senior ReporterOctober 21, 2020 Betsy Devos, the nation’s 11th and current Secretary of Education finalized changes to the Title IX rules on May 6, 2020. These changes were put […]

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THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNDER THE TITLE IX RULE PROVIDES CLARITY TO SCHOOLS

SOURCE THE DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNDER THE TITLE IX RULE PROVIDES CLARITY TO SCHOOLS October 7, 2020 The new Title IX Rule went into effect on August 14, 2020.  Since that time, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has received inquiries regarding the definition of sexual harassment under the Final Rule.  All references and […]

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