February, 2013

Assistance in helping better serve gender non-conforming students

Since the passage of PA 11-55 I have been receiving a number of calls for assistance in helping better serve gender non-conforming students. Although I am happy to help I want to refer you also to a local resource that has a great deal of expertise in working with transgender students.   Robin McHaelen Executive […]


Fitzgerald v. Barnstable Revisited

From ATIXA – http://atixa.org/ ATIXA is the Association of Title IX Administrators [in higher education]. This is from their newsletter. Start quote>>> The last week in January was the four-year anniversary of a “gamechanging” Title IX decision by the United States Supreme Court: Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee (129 S.Ct. 788 (2009)).  The Court made […]


Four Things You Probably Don’t Know About Title IX

Source: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/05/1184785/-Four-Things-You-Probably-Don-t-Know-About-Title-IX# Title IX is an enormously important law for female athletes — no other law has done more to expand opportunities for women and girls in athletics. But what many people don’t know is that the benefits and protections of Title IX aren’t limited to athletics. Written by Becka Wall for RH Reality Check. This diary […]