June, 2015

ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments

Monday, June 15, 2015 Subject: ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments   Just released last week, the Department of Justice has published a new technical assistance document, ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments, (attached as a PDF file) to help State and local government officials understand how title II […]

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School districts ramp up training after Forest Hills sex assault lawsuit, federal investigation

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – After watching Forest Hills Public Schools undergo a federal investigation and lawsuit for its handling of a student’s campus sex assault allegations, school districts in the region are being more proactive about training employees. “What was and is a difficult situation for Forest Hills is a learning opportunity for other school […]

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Forest Hills Schools settles sex assault suit for $600K

According to ATIXA, the average Title IX lawsuit settlement is $200,000.   Source: http://woodtv.com/2015/06/17/forest-hills-schools-settles-sex-assault-lawsuit-for-600k/   Forest Hills Schools settles sex assault suit for $600K Dani Carlson and 24 Hour News 8 web staff   Published: June 17, 2015, 10:17 am  Updated: June 17, 2015, 7:26 pm ADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A student who sued Forest Hills Public Schools […]

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