Civil Rights

‘This Isn’t Just About a Pronoun.’ Teachers and Trans Students Are Clashing Over Whose Rights Come First

SOURCE BY KATIE REILLY  NOVEMBER 15, 2019 Aidyn Sucec remembers how much better he felt toward the end of eighth grade when, after years of struggling with his identity, he told his family he was transgender. It was the spring of 2017, and Aidyn’s anxiety and depression began to lift as people embraced the teenager as “him.” “My […]

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One Year Out: What’s at Stake for LGBTQ Americans in 2020

SOURCE HRC highlights the stakes for LGBTQ people in the 2020 Presidential Election. “Since Donald Trump and Mike Pence took office, LGBTQ people have been under constant attack by an administration that is hell-bent on stripping away our rights and rolling back the progress we’ve made,” said HRC President Alphonso David. “But our community is resilient […]

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Methods of Administration (MOA)

  The purpose of the Methods of Administration (MOA) program is to ensure that all students, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability, have equal access to high-quality career and technical education programs.  Through its Methods of Administration authority, OCR oversees the civil rights compliance programs of state agencies that administer career and […]

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Attorney Expresses Concern Over Possible Title IX Changes

Source: http://www.wkar.org/post/attorney-expresses-concern-over-possible-title-ix-changes#stream/0 Attorney Expresses Concern Over Possible Title IX Changes By SCOTT POHL • 19 HOURS AGO All Things Considered on 90.5 WKAR Morning Edition on 90.5 WKAR NCHERM Group attorney Anna Oppenheim COURTESY PHOTO Possible changes to how American colleges handle allegations of sexual misconduct are being considered by the Trump administration, and advocates worry about the potential […]

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Navigating the Evolving Field of Transgender Rights in Independent Schools (Part I)

Transgender rights are an evolving area of the law, where case law decisions are inconsistent at best. But one thing is clear—failing to proactively develop polices will create uncertainty and require unnecessary time and energy when questions ultimately arise. By Justin G. Weber and Brian H. Callaway | August 03, 2018 at 05:00 PM Brian Callaway, left, and […]

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