Discrimination

Read: Judge Upholds Title IX Exemptions for Religiously-Affiliated Schools

Judge Upholds Title IX Exemptions for Religiously-Affiliated Schools

LGBTQ+ students sued the Education Department alleging Title IX exemptions for religious colleges allowed them to face discrimination.

Read: Office for Civil Rights Logs Record Number of Discrimination Complaints

Office for Civil Rights Logs Record Number of Discrimination Complaints

Most of the nearly 19,000 complaints filed with the Department of Education allege discrimination based on disability, race, and sex.

Read: Pompano Beach Make Our Schools Safe Club Named Finalist in Invent2Prevent Program

Pompano Beach Make Our Schools Safe Club Named Finalist in Invent2Prevent Program

The club will present its community safety project to a panel of senior executives in Washington, D.C., in January.

Read: Judge Dismisses Seattle Pacific University Lawsuit Over Discrimination Inquiry

Judge Dismisses Seattle Pacific University Lawsuit Over Discrimination Inquiry

Washington State’s attorney general is investigating to determine if Seattle Pacific’s employment policies violate LGBTQ+ employees’ civil rights.

Read: Texas Governor Orders Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender Youth to Be Reported as ‘Child Abuse’

Texas Governor Orders Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender Youth to Be Reported as ‘Child Abuse’

The order goes against recommendations by major medical groups that say gender-affirming care of transgender minors is medically necessary and sometimes even life-saving.

Read: GAO Releases Report on Increase in Student Bullying, Hate Crimes and Violence

GAO Releases Report on Increase in Student Bullying, Hate Crimes and Violence

The in-depth report breaks down the increase in hostile behaviors among students and how schools and the Education Department are addressing it.

Read: How to Establish Yourself and Find Allies as a K-12 Title IX Coordinator

How to Establish Yourself and Find Allies as a K-12 Title IX Coordinator

Forging relationships with civil rights groups, union leaders, SROs and the PTO, just to name a few, can help create a place for Title IX in your district.

Read: Keene State to Hire Title IX Expert After Claims of Excessive Force, Biases During Student Arrests

Keene State to Hire Title IX Expert After Claims of Excessive Force, Biases During Student Arrests

The students claim arresting officers used excessive force and that a resident director refused to let one of them, who is non-binary, use the women’s bathroom.

Read: Top 10 Stories from January 2021: Presidential Election and COVID Vaccine Mandates

Top 10 Stories from January 2021: Presidential Election and COVID Vaccine Mandates

Between the coronavirus vaccine rollout and the inauguration of a new president, January was a busy month for many, including campus safety professionals.

Read: Biden Executive Order Prevents Discrimination Based on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation

Biden Executive Order Prevents Discrimination Based on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation

Experts say the executive order is likely to lead to significant changes in Title IX regulations for institutions of higher education.

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