Back to campus doesn’t have to mean back to sexual harassment: As I See It
By Patriot-News Op-Ed
on August 15, 2013 at 11:15 AM
By Carol E. Tracy and Terry L. Fromson
Sexual assault and harassment on college campuses have finally gotten the attention of federal authorities charged with monitoring compliance with Title’s IX sex discrimination prohibition.
The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidelines for how schools must respond to sexual harassment, including sexual assault.
Along with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, the Education Department’s Office For Civil Rights is investigating complaints of non-compliance, issuing findings of discrimination, and entering into resolutions with schools. College students are also filing challenges to inadequate campus responses to complaints of sexual assault and harassment. …