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High School Student Brings Multi-Million Dollar Title IX Claim

A 15-year-old female student is suing Metro Nashville Public Schools for $3 million, claiming that the school violated her civil rights under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. The case stems from an alleged incident that took place in a classroom. One student secretly videoed another student engaging in unwanted sexual activity …

The Future of Title IX Enforcement is Uncertain under New Administration

DeVos and Title IX Interpretation In her recent Senate confirmation hearing, Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos stated it was “premature” to tell whether she would uphold the Title IX guidelines set out by the Obama Administration. While she did not explicitly answer in the negative, she and her family donated $10,000 to the Foundation …

Title IX Protects the Rights of Transgender Students

Today’s DOJ letter outlining how Title IX protects the rights of transgender students significantly raises the stakes for every public school in the nation.  Providing educators guidance to ensure that “all students, including transgender students, can attend school in an environment free from discrimination based on sex.” Check out the letter AND the excellent examples …