September, 2013

RESOURCES FOR EFFECTIVE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT AND BULLYING

  RESOURCES FOR EFFECTIVE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT AND BULLYING   Prepared by Marta Larson Consultant, Ann Arbor, Michigan Email: mlarson@umich.edu   Elementary School Curriculum Materials   Anti-Bias Education: Tools for Empowering Young Children and Ourselves, by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards. (Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2010). Exploring awareness […]

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Free Webinar: Title IX: Preventing Harassment and Sexual Violence

What should educators and parents know about preventing and responding to harassment and sexual violence? Join the Region X Equity Assistance Center at Education Northwest on Thursday, September 26, 2013, 8–9:15 a.m., PDT for a free webinar on this important topic. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 has played a critical role in […]

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Title IX & Conducting Investigation Workshops

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FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) Home The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of […]

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Inclusion of Boy Scouts of America in Nondiscrimination Statements

The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights in Washington has confirmed with me today that nondiscrimination statements (which must be in all official publications) must reference the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. This is for Local Education Agencies (LEAs – PK-12 schools and programs) and State Education Agencies, but not higher […]

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