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In a continued commitment to public agencies and to student safety, Keenan is proud to offer enhanced Abuse Prevention resources as well as an array of resources addressing other student safety concerns. The goal is to provide agencies with information, tools and resources that help address school and student safety risks. We will be adding more content , so please check the site often.

Blog: Transgender Students: Understanding Title IX Compliance
Legislation in several states to require individuals to use bathrooms and other gender-segregated facilities based on their birth gender received a lot of recent news coverage.

Briefing: Title IX and AB 1266: Agencies Release Guidance on Protections for Transgender Students
Guidance regarding the treatment of transgender students has recently been issued, both on a state and a federal level. This Briefing details this guidance as it pertains specifically to California educational institutions.

Document: AALRR Launches Title IX Compliance Initiative
The initiative is focused on Addressing Sexual Violence and Harassment Complaints on California’s Campuses.

Document: Dear Colleague Letter on Title IX Coordinators
A Dear Colleague Letter released by the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, April 2015.

Document: Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students
This letter summarizes a school’s Title IX obligations regarding transgender students and explains how schools are evaluated for compliance. Additionally there are some very helpful tips, practical examples and critical guidance provided.

Document: Examples of Policies and Emerging Practices for Supporting Transgender Students
A resource guide released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, April 2015

Document: Title IX Resource Guide
A resource guide released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, April 2015

Document: Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence
Questions and answers further clarify the legal requirements and guidance articulated in the DCL and the 2001 Guidance and include examples of proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence.

Online Training Course: Title IX and Gender Equity in Sports (43 Minutes)
Keenan SafeSchools/SafeColleges Title IX and Gender Equity in Athletics course provides an overview of Title IX and how it applies to school athletic programs. This course serves as an overview on the topic. It’s important for employees and programs to follow federal laws as well as your school and school district’s policies and procedures. Topics include a history of Title IX, legal requirements and compliance, equality in treatment and benefits, and common questions/myths.

Webinar: Title IX Compliance and Transgender Students
This webinar presented by partners at the law firm of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, reviews a school’s Title IX obligations regarding transgender students and explain how the DOJ and ED will evaluate a school’s compliance with these obligations.