December, 2014

Busy Boys and Little Ladies

Source: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/12/single_sex_classroom_research_fake_brain_science_supports_gender_segregation.html Slate.com   http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/12/single_sex_classroom_research_fake_brain_science_supports_gender_segregation.html   SCIENCE THE STATE OF THE UNIVERSE. DEC. 4 2014 9:37 AM Busy Boys and Little Ladies How fake brain science has supported gender segregation in schools. By Lise Eliot This is how learning should be.   Sometimes it’s hard to believe we’re living in the 21st century. Thanks to a tide […]

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The applicability of Federal civil rights laws to juvenile justice residential facilities.

OCR and the U.S. Department of Justice jointly issued a Dear Colleague Letter concerning the applicability of Federal civil rights laws to juvenile justice residential facilities. <excerpt>   December 8, 2014   Dear Colleague, Although the overall number of youth involved in the juvenile justice system has been decreasing, there are still more than 60,000 […]

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Feds target ‘sex stereotypes’ in US classrooms

Source: http://thehill.com/regulation/227001-feds-target-sex-stereotypes-in-us-classrooms   By Lydia Wheeler – 12/13/14 10:37 AM EST The Obama administration is moving to outlaw public school curriculum establishing single-sex classrooms, where boys are taught about bikes and girls are quizzed about bracelets.   The Education Department issued guidance this month to clarify George W. Bush-era regulations that expanded the use of […]

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PowerPoint Presentation – Title IX and Conducting Investigations – Free and online

The 2014 versions of the PowerPoint Presentation on “Title IX Coordinator Training” conducted October 2014 by Neena Chaudhry, Esq. and Lara S. Kaufmann, Esq. of the National Women’s Law Center and Dr. William A. Howe of the Connecticut State Department of Education … and The Nuts and Bolts of Writing an Investigation Report  conducted Fall, […]

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OCR issued Questions and Answers on single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities

Note: Today, OCR issued Questions and Answers on single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities.  The link is http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/faqs-title-ix-single-sex-201412.pdf.  These Questions and Answers address the legal requirements under the Department’s Title IX regulations governing single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities.     From: U.S. Department of Education [mailto:ed.gov@public.govdelivery.com] Sent: Monday, December 01, 2014 9:17 […]

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