Department of Education Department on Nov. The newly proposed regulations underscore the need for due process and equitable treatment for all parties, while also pulling back some of the obligations created by the prior administration.
View Slideshow In honor of the 45th anniversary of Title IX, Campus Safety thought it would be valuable to look back on the Dear Colleague Letters that have shaped the landmark sex equity law and consider how things have changed over the years. So how did we get here?
Rather we focus on the Title IX Dear Colleague guidance that has affected the way schools and colleges handle sexual violenceharassment and other misconduct that affects student safety. Supreme Court cases relating to sexual harassment in schools caused the Department of Education to revise some of its policies through this letter, most prominently the case of Gebser v.
Lago Vista Independent School District. Additionally, the memo provides examples of harassment and bullying behavior, and illustrates how institutions should respond in each case. The impact of this letter on the way colleges and universities respond to reports of sexual violence and harassment cannot be overstated.
It has led to many concerns that institutions simply cannot fulfill the burdens of acting as mini-criminal justice systems. The guidance directed all public school districts in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity.
Will there be an extension of the law by future administrations and policymakers, resulting in greater accountability of educational institutions to prevent sexual harassment and victimization?
Or, in the opposite direction, will there be modified or reduced federal restrictions, like the withdrawal of the provisions regarding transgender student policy?
The answers to these questions will appear in time.JIM LO SCALZO/EPA/Newscom Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Education, doesn't want to destroy public education.
Public educators—and Title IX zealots—want to destroy Betsy DeVos. Passed in , Title IX is the federal statute banning gender-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives federal funding.
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This document provides guidance regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act as they apply to pregnant workers. At its core, Title IX states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under.
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Congress consciously modeled Title IX on Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of , as amended, 42 U.S.C. ï½§ d et seq., which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs or activities that receive federal funds.
As the Supreme Court stated, “the employer has a greater opportunity to guard against misconduct by supervisors than by common workers; employers have greater opportunity and incentive to screen them, train them, and monitor their performance.”.