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‘This Isn’t Just About a Pronoun.’ Teachers and Trans Students Are Clashing Over Whose Rights Come First

SOURCE BY KATIE REILLY  NOVEMBER 15, 2019 Aidyn Sucec remembers how much better he felt toward the end of eighth grade when, after years of struggling with his identity, he told his family he was transgender. It was the spring of 2017, and Aidyn’s anxiety and depression began to lift as people embraced the teenager as “him.” “My […]

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Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques

SOURCE Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques Posted Oct 28, 2019 7:00 am AMES, Iowa – Interviews are the central component of any Title IX investigation, but new research finds the techniques investigators are using may not be the most effective. Iowa State University researchers Christian Meissner and Adrienne Lyles evaluated the available […]

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Title IX Training Available

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Ending K-12 Sexual Harassment: A Toolkit for Parents and Allies

Dear Gender Equity Advocates and Friends of SSAIS, Today we’re releasing the new  free resource “Ending K-12 Sexual Harassment: A Toolkit for Parents and Allies.”  It includes a new PSA with adults talking about the impact of sexual harassment on K-12 students. It draws on experts’ clips from Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School! and lists the […]

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Title IX and Special Needs Students

A frequent question that arises in potential Title IX cases is whether students with special needs are exempt or not. This is a helpful article.   Source:  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/after-the-mdr-what-to-do-if-student-s-19532/  

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