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

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…

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…

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…

Newsworthy

…5-year-old. OCR has now opened an investigation of this district. SSAIS has assisted bringing several U.S. Dept. of Education complaints and investigations to school districts in WA, TX, GA, MI,…

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

…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…

#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…

Quick FAQs

…publicize the name of that individual. If a school does not have a Title IX Coordinator, it does not comply with Title IX regulations. File a complaint with the US…

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,…

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…

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…

Sample OCR Cases

…Undergo district-wide training, revive grievance procedures. Create a student committee and advisory committee to address sexual and harassment and assault, and hold a community meeting to share updates to the

Helpful Forms

…IX. Use the “Title IX Compliance Demand Letter” to make a final demand for Title IX compliance before beginning an OCR complaint. Use the “General Public Records Request Letter” to…

Video

community organizations. It’s about gender equality in education, students’ protections under Title IX, and much more. Video Contents Media Reports Excerpts on our YouTube channel. As high school students plan…

Filing Complaints

…have to be a victim of sex discrimination to file a complaint. Filing a complaint is simple. You do not need a lawyer. Read moreRead less To submit a complaint,…

Legal FAQs

…members of that sex. Technology. Educational institutions must provide equal access to technology. This includes educational opportunities in the computer sciences. Under Title IX, who is protected against unwelcome sexual…

Chinese Resources 中文资源

…context of the social order. Premarital sex is against traditional cultural norms. But as times are rapidly changing, more and more Asian parents are talking about sex, and even some…