Q&A Regarding New Title IX Regulations
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities. The new Title IX Regulations became effective August 14, 2020. At the time of this publication, the Title IX Regulations have the full force and effect of law.
- What does sexual harassment mean under Title IX?
- How do I report sexual harassment or sexual assault to the District?
- Can I report anonymously?
- What if I need help, but I am not sure I want to file a formal complaint?
- What if I am being accused of sexual harassment and I need help?
- What types of Supportive Measures are available?
- Will Supportive Measures help me access my extracurricular activities?
- What if the Supportive Measures are not working?
- How long will the Supportive Measures last?
- If I file a Title IX complaint, can I bring someone with me to the meetings or interviews?
- Will the person I'm complaining against receive a copy of my formal complaint?
- Will my participation in the Title IX complaint process be confidential?
- If the investigator wants to talk to my personal counselor or therapist, can they do that without my permission?
- Will the Title IX investigation report be released to the public?
- Can the Complainant or Respondent talk about the Title IX complaint to others?
 See 34 CFR Part 106, especially § 106.30 through § 106.71.
 The "Respondent" is the person accused of sexual harassment who must respond to the allegations.
 The "Complainant" is the person who reported, or filed a complaint alleging, that a Respondent or Respondents sexually harassed the Complainant.
 The "Parties" include Complainant(s) and Respondent(s), but not the witnesses or others involved in the complaint process.
 Depending on your age, the investigator may need permission from your parent or guardian to review these confidential records.