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School District Pays Transgender Student $800000 After Banning Him From The Boys Bathroom

Source: http://www.newsweek.com/transgender-student-won-800000-his-school-banning-him-boys-bathroom-777443 A Wisconsin school district is paying a transgender student $800,000 as a settlement for a discrimination lawsuit he filed. Ash Whitaker graduated from Tremper High School in June 2017, but he sued the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) in July 2016 for banning him from the boys’ bathroom with a threat of disciplinary action and subjecting him to daily […]

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OCR Finds State Agency Did Not Correctly Apply Title IX to Annual Reviews of Scholastic Athletic Programs

SOURCE: http://title-ix.blogspot.com/2017/09/ocr-finds-state-agency-did-not.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TitleIxBlog+%28Title+IX+Blog%29 OCR Finds State Agency Did Not Correctly Apply Title IX to Annual Reviews of Scholastic Athletic Programs Posted: 29 Sep 2017 12:55 PM PDT In Washington State, the state agency in charge of public schools (called the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, OSPI) receives federal funding and administers some of that funding to […]

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Civil Rights Coordinators Data

The employees designated to coordinate schools’ compliance with civil rights laws play an essential role in ensuring that all students in the United States, regardless of their race, color, national origin, sex, or disability, have equal educational opportunities. Some schools designate one employee to coordinate compliance with all applicable civil rights laws. Other schools designate […]

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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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