OCR Finds State Agency Did Not Correctly Apply Title IX to Annual Reviews of Scholastic Athletic Programs

SOURCE: http://title-ix.blogspot.com/2017/09/ocr-finds-state-agency-did-not.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TitleIxBlog+%28Title+IX+Blog%29 OCR Finds State Agency Did Not Correctly Apply Title IX to Annual Reviews of Scholastic Athletic Programs Posted: 29 Sep 2017 12:55 PM PDT In Washington State, the state agency in charge of public schools (called the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, OSPI) receives federal funding and administers some of that funding to […]

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Civil Rights Coordinators Data

The employees designated to coordinate schools’ compliance with civil rights laws play an essential role in ensuring that all students in the United States, regardless of their race, color, national origin, sex, or disability, have equal educational opportunities. Some schools designate one employee to coordinate compliance with all applicable civil rights laws. Other schools designate […]

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Why We Need Title IX to Let Her Learn: A Parent’s Perspective

The National Women’s Law Center interview Why We Need Title IX to Let Her Learn: A Parent’s Perspective has been updated with a list of curated resources from SSAIS.  The list includes experts’ clips from Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School!, parent and student activism recommendations, the 2017 NCWGE Title IX report, K-12 family accounts, select media reports, and many other practical resources.   

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RAINN launched the Prevention Navigator

In September, RAINN launched the Prevention Navigator: <http://preventionnavigator.rainn.org/>: a free, online resource to help colleges find and review sexual assault prevention programs. RAINN is excited to bring this tool to campuses across the country and elevate the voices of students and administrators alike.  Whether or not you play a direct role in your institution’s prevention […]

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Pregnancy as a Disability? Khan v. Midwestern University

The facts (combined from both decisions) Ayesha Khan enrolled as a medical student at Midwestern University in fall 2010. 3.5 years into the program, in early 2013, Ms. Khan became pregnant. Like many women, Ms. Khan suffered from physical ailments during her pregnancy, including Fatigue, Nausea, Gestational diabetes, and Clinical depression and anxiety disorder (due […]

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