What is Title 9 and why is it important?

What is Title 9 and why is it important?

In 1972, a law was enacted to help prevent gender discrimination in the United States educational athletic system. This law, known commonly as Title IX, gives each gender equal rights to educational programs, activities, and federal financial assistance.

Are Title IX investigations confidential?

No participant in the case may share any written materials of the case – including but not limited to the no contact order, investigator’s report, finding and sanctioning letters, emails from the Title IX deputy or advisor – with others.

What do I need to know about Title IX?

Title IX requires schools to adopt and publish grievance procedures for students to file complaints of sex discrimination, including complaints of sexual harassment or sexual violence. Schools can use general disciplinary procedures to address complaints of sex discrimination.

Why is Title 9 important?

Title IX is important because the law requires universities to respond promptly and effectively to address any report of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct and actively take steps to prevent it.

Does Title IX apply to elementary schools?

Title IX protects students, faculty and staff in federally funded education programs. Title IX applies to all elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities.

What is the role of a Title IX coordinator?

The Title IX coordinator has a responsibility to coordinate the recipient’s efforts to comply with its obligations under Title IX and the Title IX regulations. These responsibilities include coordinating any investigations of complaints received pursuant to Title IX and the implementing regulations.

What is a Title IX compliance officer?

The Title IX Compliance Officer works to end sex discrimination and sexual violence within the CSU by coordinating with campus officials and systemwide specialists to guarantee Title IX policy, programs and awareness campaigns are up-to-date and effective.