Investigations

Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques

SOURCE Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques Posted Oct 28, 2019 7:00 am AMES, Iowa – Interviews are the central component of any Title IX investigation, but new research finds the techniques investigators are using may not be the most effective. Iowa State University researchers Christian Meissner and Adrienne Lyles evaluated the available […]

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Sexual Harassment Investigations under Title IX – A Cheat Sheet

Source: https://i-sight.com/resources/cheat-sheet-sexual-harassment-investigations-under-title-ix/?leadsource=Bing&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Title%20IX%20(IQ)%20%245%20%5B75%5D&utm_term=title%20ix&utm_content=IX%20Cheat%20Sheet   Details Sexual harassment allegations are among the most sensitive issues that an investigator may encounter. And conducting one of these investigations in an institute of higher education that receives government funding adds to the sensitivity with legal requirements under Title IX, which prohibits sex-based discrimination in education. It’s important for investigators to have […]

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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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AP: Sex assaults in high school sports minimized as ‘hazing’

The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for “misbehavior” and “inappropriate physical contact.” What it didn’t reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district cited student confidentiality to withhold details from the public and used “hazing” to […]

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