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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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Attorney Expresses Concern Over Possible Title IX Changes

Source: http://www.wkar.org/post/attorney-expresses-concern-over-possible-title-ix-changes#stream/0 Attorney Expresses Concern Over Possible Title IX Changes By SCOTT POHL • 19 HOURS AGO All Things Considered on 90.5 WKAR Morning Edition on 90.5 WKAR NCHERM Group attorney Anna Oppenheim COURTESY PHOTO Possible changes to how American colleges handle allegations of sexual misconduct are being considered by the Trump administration, and advocates worry about the potential […]

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Navigating the Evolving Field of Transgender Rights in Independent Schools (Part I)

Transgender rights are an evolving area of the law, where case law decisions are inconsistent at best. But one thing is clear—failing to proactively develop polices will create uncertainty and require unnecessary time and energy when questions ultimately arise. By Justin G. Weber and Brian H. Callaway | August 03, 2018 at 05:00 PM Brian Callaway, left, and […]

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Civil Rights Reports Spotlight Eight Years of Accomplishments, Lingering Challenges

Protecting our students’ civil rights is fundamental to ensuring they receive a high-quality education. Two reports released today spotlight the challenges and achievements of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR).   read more: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/civil-rights-reports-spotlight-eight-years-accomplishments-lingering-challenges?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

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OCR releases new report on its work over the past four years

Yesterday the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a report documenting its work over the past four years. Here is a link to the press release about the report: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-educations-office-civil-rights-releases-four-year-report-civil-rig If you want to skip the press release and go straight to the report, here’s the link to the actual report: […]

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