Sexual Violence

Settlement Approved in Miami-Dade County School Sexual Assault Lawsuit

SOURCE (Miami, FL) This week, a federal court in Florida approved a settlement in Jane Doe v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County. The case was originally filed in January 2019 by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) with co-counsel Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Florida attorneys, Allison Hertog and Alice K. Nelson. The complaint alleged […]

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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 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said when she rescinded Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault that her department would […]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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One Teacher’s Heartfelt Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings—And It’s Not About Guns

Source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/whats-hot/one-teacher%E2%80%99s-heartfelt-strategy-to-stop-future-school-shootings%E2%80%94and-it%E2%80%99s-not-about-guns/ar-BBJc2tl “This brilliant woman watched 
Columbine knowing that all violence begins with disconnection. All outward violence begins as inner loneliness. Who are our next mass shooters and how do we stop them? She watched that tragedy knowing that children who aren’t being noticed may eventually resort to being noticed by any means necessary.” Read the full article  […]

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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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