Educators Receive Training on New Harassment and Bullying School Guidelines

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About 40 officials from Wasatch Front School Districts will join staff from the Utah State Office of Education this week for a two-day training on how to identify and prevent harassment and bullying in Utah schools. District Title IX monitoring officers and USOE Educational Equity, school law, pupil transportation and Career and Technical Education staff will receive updated training on a recent “Dear Colleague” letter from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), which set out new guidelines relating to harassment and bullying. . . . → Read More

U.S. Department of Education provides guidance to schools on sexual violence on campus

Today, Utah educators received guidance from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on how to protect students from sexual harassment and sexual violence. All public schools and colleges in the nation received the 19-page Dear Colleague Letter outlining their obligations under the law in these situations. . . . → Read More