10th Circuit: Student entitled to sue DPS over handling of sex assault
Brie Franklin, the executive director of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault, said that the public’s focus on Title IX has long been on colleges and universities, instead of at the primary and secondary level.
“As a result, many K-12 schools and districts don’t have a very robust understanding of Title IX nor have good processes in place for handling complaints,” she said. “Schools are obligated to respond when they become aware of a situation, whether that be making accommodations for the complainant (survivor) or addressing retaliatory behavior through education or corrective action.”
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