The Education Department found Liberty failed to report dozens of criminal offenses from 2016 to 2020 that included incidents of rape, domestic violence, and stalking.
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina, Alpine SD in Utah, and Allegheny Valley SD were all being investigated by OCR for a variety of violations.
OCR found that the district told the girls they were “opening the door” to sexual harassment with their manner of dress.
Studies found 50% of female undergraduate students and over 58% of female faculty and staff members experienced sexual harassment on campus.
OCR determined that Mingo County Schools didn’t respond equitably to complaints, violated Title IX, and more.
The Fairfax County School Board and the University of Toledo sought to narrow the scope under which the schools can be held liable under Title IX.
In a recent VCU Police safety survey, 25% of students, faculty, and staff who responded named street harassment as one of their top concerns.
A lawsuit filed by two former students claims the coaches knew about the school’s former cross-country coach’s abuse and did nothing to stop it.
The Department’s proposed Title IX regulations will be open for public comment for 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
In conjunction with implementing best safety practices and staff training, wearable panic buttons can improve nurse safety.