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OCR Short Webinar on Sexual Violence in Public Schools Unlisted

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Use of Derogatory Terms to Motivate Student-Athletes is Permissible Under Title IX

A football coach’s use of derogatory terms, some involving sexual expletives, to motivate his football student-athletes was found permissible under Title IX, 20 U.S.C. §1681, which prohibits sex discrimination in federal-funded educational institutions such as public high schools and universities.  Chisholm v St. Mary’s City School District Board of Education, ____ F 3d ____, Case […]

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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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