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Read: USC Agrees to $852 Million Settlement with Sex Abuse Victims

USC Agrees to $852 Million Settlement with Sex Abuse Victims

In total, USC has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to the more than 700 women who say they were sexually abused by former student health center gynecologist George Tyndall.

Read: Why Immediate Response is Key to Successful K-12 Title IX Investigations

Why Immediate Response is Key to Successful K-12 Title IX Investigations

Each Title IX accusation is different, and the responses need to be tailored to the unique circumstances of every claim.

Read: OCR: Penn State Continued to Violate Title IX After Sandusky Scandal

OCR: Penn State Continued to Violate Title IX After Sandusky Scandal

A six-year review of Penn State’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints found several Title IX violations this academic year.

Read: OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

Following an investigation, the school has agreed to create a centralized record-keeping system to track sexual misconduct allegations against employees.

Read: Jackson Health System Pays $2.15 Million in HIPAA Fines

Jackson Health System Pays $2.15 Million in HIPAA Fines

An investigation revealed three separate HIPAA violations, including an employee accessing and selling more than 24,000 patients’ records.

Read: 3 Conn. Runners File Complaint, Claim Transgender Policy Violates Title IX

3 Conn. Runners File Complaint, Claim Transgender Policy Violates Title IX

The female runners say a policy allowing athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity puts them at an unfair advantage.

Read: ATIXA Releases Comments on Dept. of Education’s Title IX NPRM

ATIXA Releases Comments on Dept. of Education’s Title IX NPRM

Association of Title IX Administrators’ has released its comments on the Dept. of Ed’s notice of proposed rulemaking on regulations implementing Title IX.

Read: U.S. Dept. of Ed. Announces Initiative to Support Children with Disabilities

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Announces Initiative to Support Children with Disabilities

The department announced its initiative to address the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion to protect children with disabilities.

Read: Pagosa Springs Medical Center Pays $111,400 for HIPAA Violations

Pagosa Springs Medical Center Pays $111,400 for HIPAA Violations

PSMC failed to terminate a former employee’s access to the hospital’s web-based scheduling calendar.

Read: Abuse Claims Against OSU Doctor to Be Reviewed by Education Department

Abuse Claims Against OSU Doctor to Be Reviewed by Education Department

Ohio State also launched its own investigation into allegations that school officials knew of repeated sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.

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