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…

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

…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…

Our Work in the Media

…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) School sexual assault rule change (Scripps…

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…

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…

Newsworthy

…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 Club…

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

…nightmare—and take proactive steps so that we can both prevent assault and compel lawful and compassionate responses to sexual harassment and violence. Dr. Warkov tenaciously demanded accountability from the Seattle…

#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…

Sexual Assault Responders

…could return to school if sexual assault crisis centers, advocacy organizations, and sexual assault response teams would explain students’ safeguards at school. These community-based organizations can be valuable victim advocates…

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

…help shape this national movement! What you can do Share the video Sexual Harassment: Not in My School! with friends, your school, parent teacher organization, and community organizations. Learn how…

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

…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;…

Helpful Forms

…obtain documents from the school district regarding its Title IX compliance. Use the “Title IX Compliance Checklist” to evaluate whether there are deficiencies in the school district’s Title IX compliance….

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…

Filing Complaints

…the school investigation finds that you have no grounds for your complaint, you could proceed with a complaint with OCR or the state civil rights commission but generally only if…

Legal FAQs

…must provide for prompt and equitable resolutions of such complaints. Moreover, a school must ensure that (1) the complainant be notified of the timeframes in which the school will complete…

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…