Newsworthy

…to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Since 2012, Holland Christian Schools received over $660,000 from that department. Clearly, the OCR staff under DeVos is itself not fully trained to communicate…

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

…to the Washington Post. “Sexual assault at Sandy Elementary School” (KBOO radio) SSAIS.org files U.S.Dept. of Ed Title IX complaint. Federal Campus Rape Investigations Near 200, And Finally Get More…

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…

Title IX Coordinators

…those dismissals mandatory. 4. Requirement of Formal Complaint Schools are required to investigate formal complaints received in writing from the complainant. The Title IX Coordinator may file and sign a…

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…

#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…

Private Schools

…file a complaint with one agency. Q8. When must I file my Title IX complaint? You must file a Title IX complaint within 180 days of the latest occurrence of…

SSAIS April Newsletter

…against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s alma mater, Holland Christian School. The lawsuit resulted after the family contacted SSAIS and learned about their Title IX rights. Watch the short SSAIS…

Leadership

…violence advocates, police officers, commonwealths’ attorneys, among others, and assists students filing Title IX complaints. Ms. Irvin-Rooney holds a J.D. from William & Mary Law School where she was awarded…

Join Our Work

…at SSAIS.org/video. SSAIS volunteer opportunities Interns. SSAIS non-profit offers internships to build your resume and fulfill community service hours. Externs. We collaborate with colleges to provide credit for supervised externships…

Get Help

…documentation. Follow up phone conversations with an email or written summary to those involved (schools, medical providers, law enforcement, etc.). Use written communication whenever you can. Keep all medical reports,…