February, 2018

Title IX Applies to Private Schools

Source: https://www.aauw.org/2010/10/12/private-schools/ Title IX Applies to Private Schools October 12, 2010 Caitlin Russo, a student at Greensburg Central Catholic High School in Pennsylvania, was being harassed by a teacher. She complained to the school’s administrators, but they ignored her and suggested she was out to ruin the teacher’s reputation. She also complained to the Diocese of […]

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TITLE IX V. FERPA: WHICH LAW TRUMPS FOLLOWING A SEXUAL HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION – BY: BETSEY HELFRICH

Source: http://www.mickesotoole.com/articles/title-ix-v-ferpa-which-law-trumps-following-a-sexual-harassment-investigation-by-betsey-helfrich/ Excerpt:   Sexual harassment of a student is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.   Title IX protects students from sexual harassment at school and at school activities, including off-campus school sponsored trips.  Schools have an obligation to respond promptly and effectively to claims of sexual harassment.  Title IX regulations require schools […]

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What to do when K-12 schools don’t follow Title IX – Adele P. Kimmel

In this excerpt from Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School! Public Justice Senior Attorney Adele P. Kimmel explains schools’ responsibilities to address sexual harassment and assault. Watch the full video at http://bit.ly/2q6dVqt and Part 2 at http://bit.ly/2pvZZs8 Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School! is an empowering video for middle and high school students, K-12 parents, […]

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Prevent retaliation when reporting K-12 sexual harassment- VIDEO

To learn more about addressing sexual harassment and assault in K-12 schools, watch Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School! at https://youtu.be/8z9d7gnEuxI, and visit the free resources at http://ssais.org/video. #MeTooK12  

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Congress Passes Bill to Protect Young Athletes from Sexual Abuse

Source: HTTP://FEMINIST.ORG/BLOG/INDEX.PHP/2018/02/06/CONGRESS-PASSES-BILL-TO-PROTECT-YOUNG-ATHLETES-FROM-SEXUAL-ABUSE/ Congress Passes Bill to Protect Young Athletes from Sexual Abuse by FEMINIST NEWSWIRE on Feb 6, 2018 • 10:52 AMNo Comments Last week, the House and Senate passed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act that makes it mandatory for sports organizations to report the sexual abuse of athletes to law enforcement or social services within 24 […]

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