October, 2012

Workplace bullying is all too real, victims say

orlandosentinel.com/business/os-greg-dawson-bullying-in-workplace-20121030,0,4836008.story   OrlandoSentinel.com Workplace bullying is all too real, victims say Greg Dawson Working 10:23 PM EDT, October 30, 2012 Laura Dunavent’s voice still quavers when she recalls the darkest chapter of her life. “I didn’t know what was happening to me. All I knew is that it made me crazy.” It wasn’t until after […]

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Single-Sex Schools: Vive la Différence or Oppression?

The debate over single-sex schooling reminds us why bogus claims must be swiftly rebutted. In “A Right to Choose Single-Sex Education” (op-ed, Oct. 17), Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Barbara Mikulski state that “some students learn better in a single-gender environment.” So which students are these? Single-sex school advocates cannot tell you because existing research tells us […]

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1) Directory of Connecticut-Based Anti-Bias and Anti-Bullying Programs, and 2) Guidelines for Connecticut Schools to Comply with GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS -PA 11-55

New to the Connecticut State Department of Education Bullying & Harassment website are two documents. Directory of Connecticut-Based Anti-Bias and Anti-Bullying Programs. Produced by the CONNECTICUT SAFE SCHOOL COALITION this directory lists some of the major programs available in Connecticut. Guidelines for Connecticut Schools to Comply with GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION NON-DISCRIMINATION LAWS –PA 11-55. […]

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Model Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Model Policy

To Commemorate the Launch of ATIXA To commemorate the launch of ATIXA on August 15th, 2011, ATIXA is distributing freely and publicly its Model Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Model Policy. We hope that it will help your campus or district to comply with Title IX and protect the safety of your community. Access the Model […]

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Title IX at 40

Number 42: Fall 2012 [1] Feature Carrie Kilman [2] Overview:This 1972 law was never just about sports—it radically changed everything about education for girls and women. Beyond the Playing Field When Kristen Galles was a 7th grader in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, she wanted to enroll in shop class. But there was a problem. At Harding […]

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