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Get School Year Ready with Online Title IX Training

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sexual discrimination at any educational institution receiving federal financial assistance. This civil right bans sex-based discrimination, which includes sexual harassment and sexual violence. When a student has experienced any of these situations and reports them to the school, the school must stop the discrimination, prevent it from happening again, and address the effects it has caused.

There are 3 areas a campus must address in their annual security reports (ASR) to be in compliance with Title IX:

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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 13% of the 8th graders, 14% of the 10th graders, and 15% of the 12th graders were absent at least three days a month. Routine unexcused absences (truancies) can be signs of problems at home and/or school. Preventing truancies can help prevent other behaviors like dropping out of school or breaking the law.

August 10, 2020