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Federal Court Says Former Rower Can Sue On Claims Related To Rape Case
Kansas City Star
Feb. 13, 2017
A federal district court has allowed a former University of Kansas rower to sue the school on claims it was deliberately indifferent and retaliated against her after she reported a football player raped her in a campus dorm.
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Suicide deaths on the rise in kids
Nov. 3, 2016
Since 2007, the rate of suicide deaths among children between the ages of 10 and 14 has doubled, according to new government data.
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Brain cancer survivor commits suicide after alleged bullying about her looks
Oct. 30, 2016
Bethany Thompson, 11, got off the school bus in Ohio last week and shot herself on her back porch, her mom, Wendy Feucht, told The Columbus Dispatch. Read More

KU Hires Director to Oversee Discrimination Cases, Assault Charges
Kansas City Star
Aug. 15, 2016
With several sexual assault-related lawsuits pending against the University of Kansas, school leaders have hired a new Title IX director to lead its office of Institutional Opportunity and Access. Read More

Bullied 13-Year-Old Let Heartbreaking Letter
New York Post
Aug. 13, 2016
A 13-year-old Staten Island boy took his own life after students at the private school he was attending bullied him mercilessly, his family said.
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Court Case Supports Transgender Bathroom Access
National Law Review
April 22, 2016
On April 19, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in favor of a transgender studen who was born female and wished to use the boys' restroom at his rural Virginia high school.
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Obama to Public Schools: Allow Transgender Students Access to Bathrooms
ABC News
May 13, 2016
The Obama administration today will call on public school districts nationwide to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Read More

Family Prepares to bring Title IX Suit Against School District
WLNS Channel 6, Lansing, Michigan
April 7, 2016
A family is preparing to sue the Lansing School District for millions. Read More

Michigan school district under investigation for discrimination against transgender students
Michigan Live
April 7, 2016
A school district in southeast Michigan is under federal investigation for possible discrimination against transgender students, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Read More

School board member questions whether ACLU settlement is just 'window dressing'
Utah Deseret News
March 31, 2016
The Salt Lake City School District announced two weeks ago that changes had been implemented regarding policing in its schools as part of a lawsuit settlement. Read More

Baylor sexual assault victim files Title IX suit against school
March 31, 2016
A former Baylor University student who reported to campus officials that she had been raped by former Bears football player Tevin Elliott filed a Title IX lawsuit against the university Wednesday, claiming the school knew Elliott had a history of assaults, failed to protect her and other women, and ignored her when she sought help after her assault. Read More

HCISD faces lawsuit: Claims of sexual harassment, abuse by teacher, coach
Harlingen, Tex., Valley Star
March 26, 2016
Claims of sexual harassment, romantic pursuit and the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District failing to notify the proper authorities of the situation to protect its students, have resulted in a lawsuit being filed. Read More

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