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…

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

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…

#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…

Newsworthy

…after his daughter was sexually assaulted and about feeling betrayed by the school district. To combat schools’ failure to enforce Title IX, SSAIS has provided free resources to compel compliance….

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…

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…

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

…Loveisrespect.org 1-866-331-9474 | TTY 1-800-331-8453 | text “loveis” to 77054 The National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline offers phone, text and chat services targeted at young people involved in abusive relationships….

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….

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…

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;…

Filing Complaints

…submit a complaint, 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…

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…

#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…

Library

…the Classroom, School, and Community. With more than 700 specific strategies and solutions to use in the classroom, school, and community, this book covers just about everything that educators need,…

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…

Activism Toolkit

…the school educate staff on how to compassionately treat students who report sexual harassment? Does the school educate staff on how to handle sexual assault complaints and how to address…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…