OCR to Review Policies Against Harassment
Letter from federal office puts districts on notice.
The U.S. Department of Education’s new civil rights chief has put school districts on notice that protecting students from sexual harassment will be a top priority.
In one of her first acts as assistant secretary for civil rights, Stephanie Monroe recently informed school district leaders across the country that the department will launch a series of “compliance reviews” to evaluate how schools are dealing with sexual-harassment issues.
Ms. Monroe, a lawyer who spent 25 years working in the Senate as a counsel and staff member to various committees, was nominated by President Bush last summer and confirmed by...
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