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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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One Teacher’s Heartfelt Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings—And It’s Not About Guns

Source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/whats-hot/one-teacher%E2%80%99s-heartfelt-strategy-to-stop-future-school-shootings%E2%80%94and-it%E2%80%99s-not-about-guns/ar-BBJc2tl “This brilliant woman watched 
Columbine knowing that all violence begins with disconnection. All outward violence begins as inner loneliness. Who are our next mass shooters and how do we stop them? She watched that tragedy knowing that children who aren’t being noticed may eventually resort to being noticed by any means necessary.” Read the full article  […]

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Feds are investigating 23 potential civil rights violations at Utah elementary and high schools, according to new searchable list

Source: https://www.sltrib.com/news/education/2018/02/24/feds-are-investigating-23-potential-civil-rights-violations-at-utah-elementary-and-high-schools-according-to-new-searchable-list/ 1 day ago There at least 23 open investigations into alleged civil rights violations — most on the basis of disability, sex or race — across seven elementary and high school districts in Utah that receive federal funding. For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education has released a searchable database of ongoing cases at […]

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Congress Passes Bill to Protect Young Athletes from Sexual Abuse

Source: HTTP://FEMINIST.ORG/BLOG/INDEX.PHP/2018/02/06/CONGRESS-PASSES-BILL-TO-PROTECT-YOUNG-ATHLETES-FROM-SEXUAL-ABUSE/ Congress Passes Bill to Protect Young Athletes from Sexual Abuse by FEMINIST NEWSWIRE on Feb 6, 2018 • 10:52 AMNo Comments Last week, the House and Senate passed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act that makes it mandatory for sports organizations to report the sexual abuse of athletes to law enforcement or social services within 24 […]

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