December, 2012

Title IX Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Case Letter Database

U.S. Department of Education Title IX Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Case Letter Database Below, you will find OCR campus sexual misconduct case investigation finding letters released under the Freedom of Information Act. Sort by Topic View List of All Letters

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ACLU Files Complaints Against Single-Sex Classes Idaho and Alabama

Title IX Blog ACLU Files Complaints Against Single-Sex Classes Idaho and Alabama Posted: 18 Dec 2012 04:02 AM PST Earlier this month, the ACLU filed formal complaints (see here and here) with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, challenging single-sex educational programs at Middleton Heights Elementary in Middleton, Idaho and Huffman Middle School in Birmingham, Alabama. […]

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Safety and Justice for All Americans

  The following post appears courtesy of Roy L. Austin Jr.,  the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice Last week, I attended the Ninth Anniversary of the National Center for Transgender Equality in Washington, D.C., and delivered remarks about the Obama Administration’s commitment to safety and justice for all Americans, including […]

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Title IX: Sex-Based Harassment: Anoka-Hennepin School District (MN) (#05115901):

OCR conducted an investigation of the Anoka-Hennepin School District to determine whether District students were subjected to peer-on-peer harassment based on not conforming to gender stereotypes, in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. OCR conducted the investigation with the U.S. Department of Justice. On March 5, 2012, the District entered into […]

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A HERO FOR DAISY – trailer

    Featuring two-time Olympian and Yale rower, Chris Ernst, who galvanized her rowing team to protest the substandard conditions facing female athletes in the 1970s. On a cold rainy day in 1976, Ernst led her teammates to the athletic director’s office, where they stripped, baring bodies emblazoned with the phrase TITLE IX in blue […]

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