Sexual Harassment

Feds Aim for Fall Release of Campus Sexual Misconduct Rule

Source: https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2018/05/11/feds-aim-fall-release-campus-sexual-misconduct-rule?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=6f6e6b0d05-DNU20180111&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fc By Andrew Kreighbaum   May 11, 2018 The Department of Education plans to issue a draft regulation in September governing colleges’ handling of campus sexual misconduct, according to an update of the Trump administration’s federal regulatory agenda this week. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said when she rescinded Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault that her department would […]

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Title IX and Private K-12 Schools

Source: http://stopsexualassaultinschools.org/guest/title-ix-and-private-k-12-schools/ Stop Sexual Assault in Schools Educating students, families, and schools about the right to an equal education free from sexual harassment Title IX and Private K-12 Schools by Christine Garner, with input from Bill Howe and SSAIS. This FAQ is about Title IX and private K-12 schools. It is not intended as definitive legal advice. We recommend […]

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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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#MeTooK12: New campaign raises awareness about rights at school

Launched this month, #MeTooK12 aims to broaden the discussion about sexual harassment and violence to include elementary, middle, and high schools. Enforcement of Title IX at that level needs a major boost, students and advocates say. ” Enforcing Title IX Among K-12 schools, “Title IX is perhaps the least enforced of the education laws,” says […]

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Guide to the College Discipline Process

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/12/prweb14992065.htm Guide Published for College Students and Their Parents Nationwide on Title IX, Sexual Assault, Conduct Code Violations, Due Process and School Discipline Proceedings Duffy Law, LLC, a law firm in Connecticut focusing on the representation of college students across the country, has published a comprehensive guide to help students and parents navigate the fast-changing […]

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