Students have the right to an education free from violence and discrimination. If a student is assaulted, schools are legally obligated to take action to stop the discriminatory environment. However, some schools have historically been lax or even dismissive of reports of sexual violence, which leaves students in the lurch and discourages reporting. Helping schools be accountable to their students, and to work with them in partnerships for prevention, is our goal.
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Know your IX
Under Title IX and the Clery Act, you as a student have certain rights that your campus is supposed to meet. Learn what those rights are and what sexual violence survivors and others can do to advocate for their rights on campus.
Summary of the Jeanne Clery Act
Explains in plain language the contents and requirements of the federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose information about campus crime and security policies.
Title IX Dear Colleague Letter
This letter from the US Department of Education is intended to outline schools' responsibilities in prevention of and response to sexual violence on campuses for administrators.
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