April, 2013

Over-protected children ‘more likely to be bullied’

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22294974 25 April 2013 Last updated at 21:57 ET Over-protected children ‘more likely to be bullied’ By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter Parents need to let their children learn to be resilient. Continue reading the main story Children who have over-protective parents are more likely to be bullied by their peers, research suggests. […]

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New Brochure: Fair Play for Girls in Sports

http://www.las-elc.org/fair-play-for-girls-in-sports Fair Play for Girls in Sports Since the enactment of Title IX 40 years ago, significant strides have been made in securing equality for girls and women in collegiate sports. However, compliance with the law in elementary, middle, and high schools is marginal at best. There is a similar need to ensure equal access […]

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OCR Releases Policy Guidance on Retaliation

Dear Stakeholder: Today, the Office for Civil Rights has released guidance to remind school districts, postsecondary institutions, and other Federal funding recipients of the legal prohibition against retaliation with regard to civil rights complaints and to describe OCR’s methods of enforcement. The DCL does not contain any new policy or new interpretations of law and […]

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In the Wake of the Mike Rice/Rutgers University Controversy, We Talk our Position on Athlete Abuse

Today, Rutgers University fired head men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, a day after a video surfaced showing him berating his players during practices, throwing balls at them, kicking them and taunting them with homophobic slurs. ESPN aired the footage on Tuesday night during its “Outside the Lines” program. The video, revealed by former director of […]

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Clery Complainants To File Title IX Complaints, Join National Movement Against Sexual Assault

Daily Gazette – Swarthmore college By Max Nesterak April 19, 2013 Trigger Warning: This article deals with issues related to sexual violence. After filing a complaint with the federal government against Swarthmore College for violating the Clery Act, Hope Brinn ’15 and Mia Ferguson ’15 are preparing to file a second complaint with the Department […]

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