Navigating the Evolving Field of Transgender Rights in Independent Schools: Part II

Private schools across the country continue to grapple with how to properly educate all students in light of still-developing issues regarding transgender rights, as well as continuing legal uncertainty about those rights. By Justin G. Weber and Brian H. Callaway | August 22, 2018 at 03:56 PM Brian H. Callaway, left, and Justin G. Weber, right, of Pepper […]

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Feds Aim for Fall Release of Campus Sexual Misconduct Rule

Source: https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2018/05/11/feds-aim-fall-release-campus-sexual-misconduct-rule?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=6f6e6b0d05-DNU20180111&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fc By Andrew Kreighbaum   May 11, 2018 The Department of Education plans to issue a draft regulation in September governing colleges’ handling of campus sexual misconduct, according to an update of the Trump administration’s federal regulatory agenda this week. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said when she rescinded Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault that her department would […]

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New Resource on How to File a Title IX Complaint

New Resource on How to File a Title IX Complaint SSAIS collaborated with Dr. Bill Howe to create the guide How to File a Title IX Complaint in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Parents and Guardians. It’s for those wanting to file a complaint regarding sexual harassment, sexual violence, sex discrimination, and other violations of state and federal civil […]

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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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