From the Wellesley Center for Women at Wellesley College:
Wellesley College research team to share findings from their two-year journey to dig deeper into Office for Civil Rights complaints about sexual violence in K-12 schools.
Just as Title IX sexual violence complaints filed by college students grow monthly, so do complaints filed against K-12 school districts. As of January 4, 2017, 124 sexual violence complaints were under investigation at 110 elementary and secondary institutions, according to Nan Stein, Ed.D., a senior research scientists at the Wellesley Centers for Women.
Stein will be joined by Suzanne Schwartz, Esq. and Meredith Clark to discuss this issue in the presentation, “Not Just on College Campuses: Sexual Violence and Title IX in K-12 Schools. Our two-year journey to dig deeper into OCR complaints,” on Thursday, April 27, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., at Cheever House, 828 Washington St, Wellesley. This program is part of the spring Lunchtime Seminar Series hosted by the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) at Wellesley College.
The Lunchtime Seminar Series at WCW is free and open to the public. Most programs are held Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. at the Centers’ Cheever House location (828 Washington St, Wellesley), and parking is available in the on-site lot. Guests are invited to bring their lunches, and WCW will provide tea and coffee. For accessibility questions, contact Disability Services at Wellesley College at disabilityservices@wellesley.