Title IX Legal News

Students accused of sexual misconduct say Title IX isn’t working – and victims agree

SOURCE: Watch the CBSN Originals documentary “Speaking Frankly: Title IX” in the video player above. The full hour special premieres Sunday, November 24, at 8 p.m., 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. ET on CBSN. Los Angeles — On a sunny August afternoon, a steady stream of phone calls poured into the small law office of Hathaway Parker. The firm […]

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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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State and Large School District Title IX Gender Equity Coordinators, Methods of Administration Coordinators, & other State level Gender Equity Experts

We finally have an updated Oct 2019 list of our State and large City Title IX Coordinators on our FMF education equity website in various places. Latest list of Title IX and MOA Coordinators

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One Year Out: What’s at Stake for LGBTQ Americans in 2020

SOURCE HRC highlights the stakes for LGBTQ people in the 2020 Presidential Election. “Since Donald Trump and Mike Pence took office, LGBTQ people have been under constant attack by an administration that is hell-bent on stripping away our rights and rolling back the progress we’ve made,” said HRC President Alphonso David. “But our community is resilient […]

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She Was Raped by a Classmate. She Still Had to Go to School With Him.

“Bill Howe, the former state Title IX coordinator for Connecticut, said that in his 17 years visiting districts to train employees, he regularly encountered officials who had little understanding of the requirements under the law. What most likely happened in this school is typical of many schools — no training, poor training, or they might have a policy […]

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