The much-anticipated release of the Biden administration’s final revisions to the regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 will be delayed to October 2023, the U.S. Department of Education recently announced.
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Education Department Proposes New Title IX Regulations for Transgender Student-Athletes
The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has proposed a standard that would clarify participation and equal opportunity of transgender students in school athletics.
Title IX At 50: Expanding Protections for Students and Employees
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), on June 23, 2022, the U.S.
U.S. Department of Education Proposes Amendments to Title IX Regulations
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education has released its proposed amendments to the regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 for public comment.
50 Years: Title IX and Athletics
The 50th anniversary of Title IX provides elementary, secondary, and postsecondary institutions an opportunity to reflect on the impact of and future developments stemming from the law.
Department of Education Takes First Step Toward Release of Proposed Amendments to Title IX Regulations
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that it has sent its draft proposed amendments to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for internal review. Submission of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) is the first formal step in the federal regulation revision process.
Education Department Ceases Enforcement of Title IX Regulatory Provision Barring Reliance on Certain Statements
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has announced that it will immediately cease enforcement of the Title IX regulatory provision prohibiting decision-makers’ reliance on statements not subject to cross-examination at a live hearing.
Department of Education Encourages Schools to Exercise Discretion Beyond 2020 Title IX Requirements
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has released its Questions and Answers on the Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment (July 2021) and Appendix with sample policies (Q & A), which represents the most extensive discussion to date by OCR under Biden-Harris Administration of the 2020 Title IX amendments enacted by the previous administration.
Department of Education Extends Title IX Protections to Gay and Transgender Students
Executive Summary: June is Pride Month. On June 16, 2021, Miguel Cardona, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) under President Joe Biden, issued a Notice of Interpretation stating that Title IX protections extend to gay and transgender students.
Department of Education Marks 49th Anniversary of Title IX by Stressing Rights for LGBTQI+ Students
The U.S. Department of Education marked the 49th anniversary of the Title IX Education Amendments of 1972 by issuing a Dear Educator letter. The letter highlights the importance of Title IX and references several Title IX resources made available during the Biden-Harris Administration, including for LGBTQI+ students.
Title IX Alert Spring 2021
To assist collegiate sports administrators in assessing emerging Title IX issues, we are pleased to provide the Spring/Summer 2021 installment of the Title IX Alert. This issue discusses topics such as amended regulations, training needs, prominent court cases, and announcements on the expansion of the Title IX team at Jackson Lewis.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Plans to Conduct Comprehensive Review of Title IX Regulations
On April 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced plans to begin a comprehensive review of its regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, in response to President Joe Biden’s executive order of March 8, 2021, “Executive Order on Guaranteeing an
Department of Education: Moving to Amend 2020 Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced it will conduct a comprehensive review of its regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, starting with a public hearing on the issues of sexual harassment in school environments, including sexual violence, and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It also anticipates publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend the Title IX regulations.
Title IX Homework for Spring Break: Preparing for a Potential Uptick in Title IX Reports
My grandmother lived by the rule that summer flowers should not be planted before spring break, no matter how much warm weather March might bring. The week after spring break would find her working furiously in her garden, sometimes catching up with her neighbors who had planted early, but more
Title IX Regulations: Biden Administration Signals Changes Ahead
On March 8, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the “Executive Order on Guaranteeing an Educational Environment Free from Discrimination on the Basis of Sex, Including Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity,” making clear his administration’s intention to implement changes to the regulations issued on May 6, 2020 (effective August 14, 2020),