The Benefits of Community Partnership

Recently, I recorded 2024’s first The Law & Education episode with ICS Specialist Brittany Gates. Our conversation centered around the benefits of becoming an ICS Community Partner through the lens of a Title IX Coordinator. Brittany’s responses reminded me of the importance of Community for Title IX Professionals. This space is ever-changing, marked with uncertainty, and, […]

(Read More)

Transgender Bathroom Bans and Title IX

Does Title IX prohibit schools from requiring students to use a restroom or changing area on the basis of their biological sex rather than their gender identity? This is a question that is being litigated with increasing frequency in courts across the country, and without consistent results. Recently, in the case of Bridge v. Oklahoma […]

(Read More)

New Timelines of Release for Title IX Regulations

We last updated you in October on another anticipated delay for the release of the Department of Education’s revised Title IX sexual harassment and athletics regulations. Following that update, on December 7, 2023, the Department of Education published its Fall Regulatory Agenda, which revised the projected finalized publication of both regulations to March 2024. As […]

(Read More)

Status of New Title IX Regulations

Originally, the Department of Education stated they would release both the athletics regulation and the revised sexual misconduct regulation in May 2023. That deadline was moved to October 2023. Today is October 5, and it is very unlikely we will have new regulations this month. As it stands, the Department of Education has not sent […]

(Read More)

Creating Hope Through Action: Suicide Prevention and the Work of Title IX

*Reader Note: The following blog discusses the topic of suicide. World Suicide Prevention Day was established in 2003 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention in conjunction with the World Health Organization. The theme for 2021-2023 has been “Creating Hope through Action,” emphasizing that through our actions we can encourage hope and strengthen efforts at […]

(Read More)