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

…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

…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) School…

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…

Awareness Videos and Films

…assault and suicide. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z9d7gnEuxI&align=left&rel=0 Part 2 Kristi was raped by a classmate. She doesn’t want to tell her parents. But she does want to know how she can return to…

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…

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…

Quick FAQs

…contact a local OCR enforcement office or you can file a discrimination complaint by using the OCR on-line complaint form. See our page on Filing Complaints. File a Title IX…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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

…What You Can Do (also applies to pre-college students) Read 6 items ↓Read Less Is your school Title IX compliant? Title IX Compliance Checklist Problem with your school Problem with…

Sexual Harassment Defined

…like and trust. 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….

Filing Complaints

complaint is unique, OCR recommends that your complaint include this information (here’s the complaint we submitted to OCR in 2014). Additional example complaint letters to OCR will be posted to…

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…