April, 2012

Bully/Suicides: Ending the Denial

Bully/Suicides: Ending the Denial By Warren J. Blumenfeld www.warrenblumenfeld.com The recent suicide death of 14-year-old Kenneth James Weishuhn Jr. from the northwestern corner of my home state this month tossed and battered me like an Iowa tornado. Though I never met Kenneth in life, I feel that I know him in death. His passing spun […]

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More than ever for colleges, Title IX rape cases are a legal minefield

Now, Title IX cases represent “the most expensive lawsuits in history” against colleges, said Brett Sokolow, managing partner of the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management. A closed-door encounter between two college acquaintances. Both have been drinking. One says she was raped; the other insists it was consensual. There are no other witnesses. It’s […]

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Gender Equity Resources – Feminist Majority Foundation website

The Feminist Majority Foundation website  www.feminist.org/education now has updated information. 2012 list of state Title IX coordinators On-line and pdf versions of Title IX Resources http://www.feminist.org/education/Title_IX_Online_Resources.htm or http://www.feminist.org/education/TitleIXResources.pdf which include some new links such as the American Council for Coeducational Schooling, The Association of Title IX Administrators, the new Equity Assistance Centers, and the Title […]

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Guidelines for Schools on Gender Identity and Expression

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities has published a document on their website called – Guidelines for Schools on Gender Identity and Expression. Produced by the CONNECTICUT SAFE SCHOOL COALITION this guideline provides information and guidance to students, parents and school faculty and staff on the rights, responsibilities and best educational and employment […]

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Ten Questions Parents Can Ask to Ensure Their Child’s School is Bully Free.

Parent Action for Healthy Kids just released a document called Ten Questions Parents Can Ask to Ensure Their Child’s School is Bully Free. It has already been picked up and posted on several electronic media including Yahoo, Morning Star and the San Francisco Chronicle. Please share and forward the link below to your list serves, […]

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