Title IX Coordinators

…How to File a Formal Complaint https://www.pausd.org/about-us/policies-procedures/formal-complaint-procedures Title IX Chat https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dVJV_zlq17X2n1A3IhbDdQgosZgcRZL_/edit Workshop, Training, and Meetings https://www.pausd.org/about-us/policies-procedures/title-ix-office Title IX Coordinator Life: Part 1 – Who Are Your Constituents? October, 2020 by…

K-12 Sexual Assault Reports

…harassment, assault, and other forms of intimidation compromise their lives at alarming rates. Sexual harassment/assault impair students’ ability to concentrate, compromise their education, cause dropping out, and lead to self-destructive…

The K-12 Sexual Assault and Harassment Problem: Title IX in K-12 Schools

…accessed at: http://nymag.com/nymetro/news/features/n_9391/ [7] See: http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/11/yes_all_daughters_oklahoma_high_school_students_walk_out_protest_alleged_mistrea.html [8] Adam Clark, Rutgers Report: ‘Sexual violence starts before college; Sept. 3 2015, accessed at: http://www.nj.com/education/2015/09/rutgers_report_sexual_violence_starts_before_colle.html Read moreRead less Jules Irvin-Rooney, J.D. is the…

Our Work in the Media

…States and D.C. Sue DeVos to Block Changes to Title IX Sexual Misconduct Rules (The 74) K-12 schools keep mishandling sexual assault complaints. Will new Title IX regulations help? (NBCNews.com)…

Newsworthy

…For questions or comments please contact SSAIS or SASH Club via info@stopsexualassausltinschools.org or info@sashclub.org. Follow SASH Club social media: Instagram: @sashclubs Facebook: www.facebook.com/sashclubs Twitter: @sashclubs A year-long pilot of SASH…

Private Schools

…K-12 schools. Here are the links to file complaints: Department of Agriculture: online through the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights. Department of Health and Human Services: online

#MeTooK12 Campaign

…from the Department’s Office for Civil Rights. Since we can’t count on federal oversight we must compel compliance through community engagement. As SSAIS told the Washington Post, the solution requires…

Chinese Resources 中文资源

…Asian countries put sex education in their compulsory courses in primary and middle schools. 许多亚裔学生在家或者在学校鲜少谈论性. 不是因为学生们不愿谈论这个话题,而是家长们从不和他们的子女谈论这个禁忌话题。许多家长还面对性侵受害者时认为这是性侵受害者的问题,还不是施暴者的责任。这是因为大多数的亚洲国家受到儒家和道家哲学的影响,这些哲学强调升值和性的社会秩序方面。婚前性行为是违反传统文化。但是随着时代的快速发展,越来越多的亚洲父母开始谈论性,许多亚洲国家也将性教育纳入中小学的必修课程。 Read more 阅读更多 Students in K-12 schools need parents, family members, and adult friends…

Library

…the chapter on sexual harassment and assault. (National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education, 2017) Cape Cod Community College OCR Case No. 01-93- 2047 [OCR Case Resolution Letter]. In…

Join Our Work

…transparency in numerous online media. We were further compelled to action when Seattle-based writer Caitlin Sussman, author of a national award-winning essay on rape culture, admonished: “The public needs to…

Get Help

…cases, victims don’t even acknowledge that they’ve been sexually harassed/assaulted. That’s because victims have come to accept sexual harassment as normal and sexual assault as their fault. In addition, school…

Toolkits and Factsheets

…fail these students, compromising their education and burdening families. They feel that schools aren’t doing enough to protect their loved ones and neighbors. This new toolkit can help parents and…

Leadership

…as well as advocacy groups regarding compliance issues; additionally, she implements discussions of “best practices,” advocates/educates in online and in-person trainings, collaborates with domestic violence advocates, police officers, commonwealths’ attorneys,…

SSAIS April Newsletter

…international attention. 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…

Sexual Harassment Defined

…It’s okay to bring a friend or parent with you to that meeting. File a complaint. You have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s…

#MeTooK12 Campaign

A campaign to promote awareness and inspire action to counteract pervasive sexual harassment and sexual violence in K-12 schools. #MeTooK12 Movement in the media #MeTooK12 Resources Combating rampant K-12 sexual…

Activism Toolkit

complaints and how to address retaliation if it occurs Visit Problem with Your School on the SSAIS.org website for next steps. Read 3 more items ↓Read Less Update staff response…

Our Family’s Story

…of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) stated that the District failed to follow the complaint pathway requirements by responding 10 months, not 30 days, after the March 2013 complaint,…

Join the Discussion

complaint, and consult reputable attorneys who will take your case on a contingency basis. 3. Assaulted on a date; hostile school environment, school failed under Title IX A boy in…

Video

…pre-college students) Read 6 items ↓Read Less Is your school Title IX compliant? Title IX Compliance Checklist Problem with your school Problem with your school (SSAIS.org) Filing complaints (SSAIS.org) Abuse…

Sample OCR Cases

…Create a task force composed of parents, students, community members and representatives of community-based organizations to identify strategies to improve the school climate, and prevent sexual harassment and sexual violence;…

Two Years of #MeTooK12: Analyzing the Impact of the Campaign to End Sexual Harassment in Schools

…We see online reports about schools conducting assemblies on sexual harassment. Several education law firms reference #MeTooK12 to emphasize schools’ Title IX responsibilities. Families reading the parenting magazine Seattle’s Child…

Filing Complaints

…contact a local OCR enforcement office or use the OCR on-line complaint form. Here is an infographic on filing a complaint with OCR (from notalone.gov). Although every complaint is unique,…

Student Voices Drive Change

…feel more comfortable coming forward, without being criticized by school employees or judged by their peers. We also updated all of the definitions listed on the regulation, added some new…