Title IX

State and Large School District Title IX Gender Equity Coordinators, Methods of Administration Coordinators, & other State level Gender Equity Experts

We finally have an updated Oct 2019 list of our State and large City Title IX Coordinators on our FMF education equity website in various places. Latest list of Title IX and MOA Coordinators

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She Was Raped by a Classmate. She Still Had to Go to School With Him.

“Bill Howe, the former state Title IX coordinator for Connecticut, said that in his 17 years visiting districts to train employees, he regularly encountered officials who had little understanding of the requirements under the law. What most likely happened in this school is typical of many schools — no training, poor training, or they might have a policy […]

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AP: Sex assaults in high school sports minimized as ‘hazing’

The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for “misbehavior” and “inappropriate physical contact.” What it didn’t reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district cited student confidentiality to withhold details from the public and used “hazing” to […]

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The Sexism of School Dress Codes

Source: The Atlantic OCT 20, 2015 These policies can perpetuate discrimination against female students, as well as LGBT students. Maggie Sunseri was a middle-school student in Versailles, Kentucky, when she first noticed a major difference in the way her school’s dress code treated males and females. Girls were disciplined disproportionately, she says, a trend she’s […]

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US Religious Colleges Test Anti-Discrimination Law

But Title IX does include a special exemption for religious schools. Any school run by a religious organization can ask to ignore Title IX. Theschools can make this request if they believe Title IX disagrees with theirreligious beliefs. For example, some schools that train men to be members of the clergy ask to deny access to women. […]

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