Title IX Coordinators

…PAUSD is providing outreach to students and training on recognizing harassment through online training during our advisory periods. The Information Technology department offers support for responding to online harassment. I…

Newsworthy

…For 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…

K-12 Sexual Assault Reports

…District log reveals reports of discrimination (Palo Alto Online) Report: District failed to follow law, policy in sex-assault case (Palo Alto Online) OCR findings: A repeated failure to properly investigate…

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

#MeTooK12 Campaign

…an online petition to request an independent investigation, which is “industry standard” under these circumstances. Meeting with the Board of Directors: Request a meeting with the Board of Directors to…

The K-12 Sexual Assault and Harassment Problem: Title IX in K-12 Schools

…a bystander to the problem, but to be a part of the solution.” See: http://itsonus.org [4] See: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/new-guidance-us-department-education-reminds-schools-obligation-designate-title-ix-coordinator [5] See: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-lausd-sex-abuse-20150902-story.html?utm_content=bufferd3cb3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer [6] Robert Kolker “Out of Bounds” New York Magazine,…

Chinese Resources 中文资源

…rape.  It happens to girls, boys, and gender non-conforming students (LGBTQ).  It can happen in the classroom, online, on the playground, in the bathroom, in the locker room, on the…

Leadership

…too late: the damage had been done. Feeling as if no one would ever believe her, she engaged in high-risk behavior and self -harm. After my experience with this family,…

Our Work in the Media

…Another Student and It Never Should Have Happened by SSAIS advisor Michelle Seyler (Education Post) Ashbrook HS student forced to take online classes after speaking out about sex assaults (FOX46…

Activism Toolkit

…Page and blogs for your activism. Invite speakers to explain sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and Title IX. Discuss healthy relationships and consent; use online resources at SSAIS.org/video and/or invite speakers…

Join Our Work

…released with the victim’s identifying information, in violation of FERPA, so they could be posted online on Facebook and Scribd. Other alumni, like Sylvie Nemeth (whose survey on sexual assault…

SSAIS April Newsletter

…both promotes awareness and inspires action to counteract pervasive sexual harassment and sexual violence in K-12 schools. Over 35 TV, radio, print, and online media reports feature the new SSAIS…

Get Help

…educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. 1is2Many. Resources from The Obama White House. After Silence online support group | After Silence en Español AfterSilence.org…

Sexual Harassment Defined

…Read online or Read Here Students are dropping out of school at alarming rates. Many boys and girls report that they drop out because they do not feel safe at…

Library

…Sexual Violence Coalitions National Directory of Sexual Violence Coalitions. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has an online directory that highlights organizations and projects working to eliminate sexual violence….

#MeTooK12 Campaign

…first beginning to spread online, I was chatting on a friend’s Facebook wall after she wrote a piece asking whether schools should teach boys to respect girls. Read more >…

Toolkits and Factsheets

Listen to these parents, relatives, and neighbors describe the toll sexual harassment takes on the K-12 students in their lives. Hear their frustration with schools that discount, disbelieve, and ultimately…

Our Family’s Story

…poetry, posting her poems and art anonymously on online, and drawing until she eventually fell asleep at dawn. We let her sleep until 2 or 3 o’clock so that she…

Join the Discussion

…assault, the football player shoved her in the halls, bullied her online and stalked her at her soccer practices. She dropped out of school but wants to go back. Is…

Video

…by school staff Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct, & Exploitation (S.E.S.A.M.E.) Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids (TAALK) Films, online talks, and PSAs Preview to determine whether the material is…

Sample OCR Cases

These cases illustrate some of the many types of sexual harassment, violence, and gender- based discrimination that resulted in OCR investigations of K-12 schools. We present these cases to encourage…

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…

Filing Complaints

…made to take coursework online or at another school. — Protection against retaliation. In addition, you could request that: — The Title IX Coordinator receive training or advanced training. —…

Student Voices Drive Change

…fall, the district introduced an optional “Culture of Respect” training which was an online module focused on preventing all forms of bullying, harassment, and intimidation. Many students felt that this…