OCR Releases 2017-2018 CRDC

The U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is pleased to release the 2017-18 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC).  This data, which is self-reported and certified by 17,604 public school districts and 97,632 public schools and educational programs, has been collected and published biennially by OCR since 1968.  It is a universal […]

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Sexual assault reports sharply increased at K-12 schools, numbering nearly 14,000, Education Department data shows

SOURCE Democracy Dies in DarknessGet 1 year for $29Sign inHomeShare22Education Sexual assault reports sharply increased at K-12 schools, numbering nearly 14,000, Education Department data shows By Moriah BalingitOct. 15, 2020 at 7:07 p.m. EDT The Education Department found that reports of sexual assaults at elementary, middle and high schools increased sharply between 2015 and 2018, a […]

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SENDS MIXED MESSAGES ON BOSTOCK’S APPLICATION TO TRANSGENDER STUDENTS UNDER TITLE IX

SOURCE In June of this year in its Bostock v. Clayton County decision, the Supreme Court held for the first time that Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination in employment also prohibits discrimination against an individual based on their sexual orientation or transgender status. Because of Title VII’s close connection to Title IX, the statute which protects […]

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Title IX Coordinator Life: Part 1 – Who Are Your Constituents?

SOURCE Title IX Coordinator Life: Part 1 – Who Are Your Constituents? by Bill Howe Dr. Bill Howe was the Connecticut State Title IX Coordinator for 17 years. He maintains a website on Title IX and one on multicultural education. Many years ago, working with the Feminist Majority Foundation, I conducted a national survey attempting to find out who were the […]

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Explained: Changes to Title IX

SOURCE Explained: Changes to Title IX Image obtained from wigdorlaw.com. Melissa Touche (Baca), Social Justice ReporterOctober 2, 2020Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrint “As most of you are aware, on May 6, 2020, the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released the New Rule and created sweeping changes […]

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