Latest Title IX compliance News

Virginia transgender bathroom case: Judge favors ex-student

Aug. 9, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that favor transgender students who faced similar policies. The order issued by U.S. District Judge...

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy

Aug. 8, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify. The investigation was announced in a letter Wednesday from the arm of the U.S. Department of...

Former Wisconsin football player petitions for readmission

Aug. 7, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus has filed a petition to be readmitted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison after he was found not guilty of sexually assaulting two female students. The Wisconsin State Journal reports Wednesday that Cephus directed his...

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment

Jul. 23, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former University of Texas at Arlington golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes, according to a Title IX investigation. Deane resigned as the university's golf director before the investigation...

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case

Jun. 29, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Three former Michigan State University men's basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015, according to the school. A report from a school-launched Title IX investigation did not find...

Texas Tech player Corprew suspended over Title IX complaint

Jun. 26, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech basketball player Deshawn Corprew has been suspended while the school investigates a Title IX complaint against the junior forward. The school said coach Chris Beard suspended Corprew after learning of the allegations. Title IX complaints can involve allegations of sexual...