Sexual Violence

Sexual assault reports sharply increased at K-12 schools, numbering nearly 14,000, Education Department data shows

SOURCE Democracy Dies in DarknessGet 1 year for $29Sign inHomeShare22Education Sexual assault reports sharply increased at K-12 schools, numbering nearly 14,000, Education Department data shows By Moriah BalingitOct. 15, 2020 at 7:07 p.m. EDT The Education Department found that reports of sexual assaults at elementary, middle and high schools increased sharply between 2015 and 2018, a […]

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OCR Short Webinar on Sexual Violence in Public Schools Unlisted

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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 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said when she rescinded Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault that her department would […]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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