Title IX

Nine Things to Know About Title IX

protects all people regardless of sex

all schools must have title ix coordinator

schools required to take immediate action to ensure survivor can continue their education free of ongoing sexual discrimination, violence, harass

schools required to have established, uniform procedure for handling sexual misconduct

if school fails to comply, file complaint with US Dept. of Education

schools cannot retaliate against survivor filing a complaint

schools prohibited from resolving complaints using mediation in cases of sexual violence

costs for survivor to pursue their education (counseling, housing changes, etc.) should be provided by the school

required to protect pregnant and parenting students from discrimination

established uniform definition of affirmative consent

student bill of rights

 

Nine Things to Know About Title IX