Bill Cosby’s Crimes and the Impact of #MeToo on the American Legal System

The retrial of Bill Cosby, on charges of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004, ended yesterday with a guilty verdict. Cosby has been convicted of three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault: for penetration without consent, penetration while the victim was unconscious, and penetration after administering an intoxicant. He stands to be sentenced to as much as ten […]

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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 Private K-12 Schools

Source: http://stopsexualassaultinschools.org/guest/title-ix-and-private-k-12-schools/ Stop Sexual Assault in Schools Educating students, families, and schools about the right to an equal education free from sexual harassment Title IX and Private K-12 Schools by Christine Garner, with input from Bill Howe and SSAIS. This FAQ is about Title IX and private K-12 schools. It is not intended as definitive legal advice. We recommend […]

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OCR Issues New Case Processing Manual – Effective March 5, 2018

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS CASE PROCESSING MANUAL (CPM) EFFECTIVE DATE: MARCH 5, 2018 https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/ocrcpm.pdf  

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No One Would Hire Her. So She Wrote Title IX and Changed History for Millions of Women.

Source: https://www.the74million.org/article/no-one-would-hire-her-so-she-wrote-title-ix-and-changed-history-for-millions-of-women-meet-education-trailblazer-patsy-mink/ No One Would Hire Her. So She Wrote Title IX and Changed History for Millions of Women. Meet Education Trailblazer Patsy Mink March is National Women’s History Month. In recognition, The 74 is sharing stories of remarkable women who transformed U.S. education. She applied to a dozen medical schools, but she was denied admission […]

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