National Public Radio reports on students driving new polices as K-12 Sexual Assault Investigations Rise.   The article centers on a female student at a public high school who helped push the school district to put in place policies to protect female students from sexual harassment, as required under Title IX, a federal law.  In some cases, sexual harassment can be open and notorious.  Another student profiled in the story explained:

“My message is simple: It is your job to keep students safe. When a student comes forward and reports an assault, school officials must step up, provide support and take the report seriously.”

You might also like

Public School Legal Immunities

Public schools have immunities under the law to being sued.  The law also often imposes a cap on a public school’s liability, even when a jury finds a school...
Read more

Get in touch

(816) 333-4379

dan@drzlawfirm.com

9229 Ward Parkway, Suite 370
Kansas City, Missouri 64114