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Title IX is a federal law that was passed in 1972 to insure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on gender. The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:

“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
any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance”

What is Title IX? – If you are new to Title IX or want a refresher, begin here. It is a good review:

Some of the most commonly asked questions about Title IX involve questions about sports. Here are several links.

 

Sexual Harassment

The National Association of State Boards of Education offers a publication “ Sexual Harassment in Schools: A Policy Guide” that includes recommendations for state actions, a sample state policy, a sample district policy, a students’ guide for understanding sexual harassment at school and on the job, and teaching strategies for sexual harassment.

The United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights publishes:

In 2010, OCR  released a very helpful document,  “Dear Colleague letter”, detailing the responsibilities of school leaders to address sexual harassment. The letter gives specific examples and outlines the steps administrators need to take to comply with students’ Civil Rights protections.

WGBY, Public Television for Western Massachusetts:
A Questionnaire on Sexual Harassment for Students

State Department of Education websites on Title IX:
Connecticut

Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE)
The purpose of the Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE) is to provide leadership in the identification and infusion of sex equity in all educational programs and processes and within parallel equity concerns, including, but not limited to, age, disability, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE)
Marta Larson, Business Manager
317 S. Division, PMB 54
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone/Fax: 734) 769-2456
Email: AGELEbusiness@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.agele.org

 


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Title IX

Title IX is a federal law that was passed in 1972 to insure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on gender. The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:

“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
any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance”

What is Title IX? – If you are new to Title IX or want a refresher, begin here. It is a good review:

Some of the most commonly asked questions about Title IX involve questions about sports. Here are several links.

 

Sexual Harassment

The National Association of State Boards of Education offers a publication “ Sexual Harassment in Schools: A Policy Guide” that includes recommendations for state actions, a sample state policy, a sample district policy, a students’ guide for understanding sexual harassment at school and on the job, and teaching strategies for sexual harassment.

The United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights publishes:

The Connecticut Women’s Education & Legal Fund (CWEALF) publishes:
Sexual Harassment in Schools

WGBY, Public Television for Western Massachusetts:
A Questionnaire on Sexual Harassment for Students

State Department of Education websites on Title IX:
Connecticut

Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE)
The purpose of the Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE) is to provide leadership in the identification and infusion of sex equity in all educational programs and processes and within parallel equity concerns, including, but not limited to, age, disability, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE)
Marta Larson, Business Manager
317 S. Division, PMB 54
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone/Fax: 734) 769-2456
Email: AGELEbusiness@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.agele.org