San Jose State University To Pay Student-Athletes $1.6M For Response To Sex Assault, Harassment ClaimsSan Jose State University will pay $1.6 million to student-athletes who reported sexual misconduct allegations against an athletic trainer, only to have the university fail to adequately respond, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Santa Clara Supes Approve Title IX Review Of Schools, CollegesA review of how Santa Clara County K-12 schools and colleges are complying with Title IX rules and regulations is moving forward following a unanimous vote by the Board of Supervisors -- the first review of its kind in the nation.
Students Protest Santa Clara County Supervisor Simitian's Position On Sex Assault StudyA group of high school students on Sunday protested outside the house of a Santa Clara County supervisor, angry that he recently voted against proceeding with a study of sexual assault and harassment policies in schools and colleges the students contend would help improve student safety in Santa Clara County.
Stanford Grapples With New Title IX Rules Giving More Rights To Those Accused Of Campus Sexual AssaultThe Trump Administration on Wednesday released controversial new rules for how sexual misconduct allegations will be handled on school and university campuses, presenting a conundrum to Stanford University officials weighing what compliance with the rules will look like.
Report: Stanford Responded To Nearly 300 Sexual Harassment Incidents In 2018-19Stanford University responded to 279 reported incidents of sexual harassment, sexual violence and gender discrimination on campus in the 2018-19 academic year, according to a university report.
UC Berkeley Enters Agreement On Handling Of Sexual Misconduct CasesUniversity of California at Berkeley officials said Wednesday that they have entered into a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights regarding the handling of sexual misconduct cases.
Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos Over New Campus Sexual Assault PolicyA group of civil rights advocacy groups filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Education's move last year to roll back Obama-era guidelines on how colleges and universities should handle sexual assault and sexual violence.
Palo Alto School District Dealing With Wave Of Sexual Assault ReportsSchool district officials under fire for their handling of sexual assault and harassment reports were promising to thoroughly investigate 18 new claims that have been filed in the last month.
UC System Creates Post To Deal With Sexual ViolenceThe University of California has created a new post for a Title IX coordinator to oversee efforts across its 10 campuses to tackle sexual violence and harassment after a string of cases involving faculty members.
3 Women File Lawsuit Against Regents Claiming UC Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault InvestigationsThree women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.
Cal Women's Field Hockey Players Threaten Lawsuit After University Gives Field To Football TeamThree members of the women's field hockey team at Cal Berkeley are threatening to sue the university because it took away their field and decided to give a new field to the school's football team.
KCBS In Depth: UC Berkeley Student Draws From Own Experience To Improve Campus Safety, Prevent Sexual Assaults California's public universities will begin a new academic year in a matter of weeks, with a new focus on campus-related sexual assaults; how to prevent them and how to respond to them. One Cal student is closely involved in the UC process for improving this aspect of campus safety.
Feds Release List Of Schools, Including UC Berkeley, Being Investigated Over Sex Assault ClaimsThe University of California, Berkeley is among 55 colleges and universities—big and small, public and private—being investigated over their handling of sexual abuse complaints under Title IX, the Education Department revealed Thursday.
Legislature To Investigate Sexual Assault Complaints At UC Berkeley, Other CampusesLawmakers have ordered an audit of the University of California, Berkeley and three other state college campuses after complaints that sexual assault allegations were ignored.
Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IXAs we celebrate these women's victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.