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New Equity Assistance Centers

SOURCE: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/equitycenters/contacts.html Equity Assistance Centers Directors (2016-2021) The 4 Equity Assistance Centers are funded by the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. They provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, national origin, and religion to public school districts to promote equal educational opportunities. Region I | Region II […]

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Considerations for School District Sexual Misconduct Policies

Considerations for School District Sexual Misconduct Policies highlights issues for K-12 districts to consider when bringing together a multi-disciplinary team to develop sexual misconduct policies as part of their overall response to sexual misconduct. By using this document as a guide, it will enable K-12 teams to include all the essential components of a comprehensive […]

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Stop Penalizing Boys for Not Being Able to Sit Still at School

Why teachers should embrace learning differences in boys Upon reviewing some paperwork from the previous school year, New Hampshire middle-school teacher Jessica Lahey said she noticed she disciplined male students much more often than female students. She writes in this commentary that the traditional classroom model may not work for boys, who are statistically more […]

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Play By The Rules – Great Free Curriculum

Play by the Rules is a promising award winning program developed by the Alabama Center for Law & Civic Education to teach law to youth to develop their sense of civic responsibility and provide them with the tools they need to prevent crime, save lives and build safer communities. The Play by the Rules program is proudly brought […]

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Another Title IX Retaliation Lawsuit Emerges

Source: College Sports Business News Floodgates of litigation opening Texas A&M’s former head diving coach, Kevin Wright, has filed a Title IX retaliation lawsuit. He was fired in September from his position as head coach. The lawsuit alleges that he was terminated in retaliation for reporting concerns about gender discrimination in athletics.  Wright has filed […]

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