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124 Colleges, 40 School Districts Under Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Assault

  • July 24, 2015

The University of Iowa is among 124 colleges and universities, as of Jul 22, underneath examination for how they hoop passionate assaults.The University of Iowa is among 124 colleges and universities, as of Jul 22, underneath examination for how they hoop passionate assaults.Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press Share on Pinterest

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is questioning 124 colleges and universities and 40 facile and delegate schools over how they have rubbed passionate attack among students. 

As of Jul 22, a sovereign group was conducting 140 investigations during 124 higher preparation institutions for probable violations of Title IX in their doing of passionate assault, according to information a Education Department supposing to The Huffington Post. Meanwhile, 41 identical investigations are holding place during 40 internal K-12 schools and propagandize districts. 

Some of a latest additions to a sum of Title IX inquiries embody Full Sail University in Florida, a initial for-profit college to come underneath an examination given a dialect began disclosing a list in May 2014, when usually 55 schools were underneath review. New York University School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Oglethorpe University in Georgia and a University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus were also combined in new weeks.

The University of Iowa came underneath examination in April, though a dialect is usually now disclosing a inquiry. The university told HuffPost on Friday it was told about a examination in Apr and it is formed on a censure filed opposite a school. 

Title IX is a sovereign gender equity law that prohibits taste or a antagonistic sourroundings formed on an individual’s sex. Courts and a Education Department have hold that Title IX requires any propagandize receiving sovereign appropriation to residence passionate nuisance among students, and the many impassioned form of harassment, courts say

The series of sum investigations is aloft than a series of schools since some, such as Indiana University, are a theme of mixed cases that non-stop during opposite points in time. 

Meanwhile, a series of K-12 schools confronting Title IX reviews has risen too, from 24 in November From a U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Report to a President Share on Pinterest

The Education Department has pronounced it needs some-more appropriation so it can sinecure additional staff

The time to finish investigations for K-12 schools grew from an normal of 245 days for mercantile years 2009 by 2013, to 558 days in 2014, according to information disclosed by a Education Department progressing this year. 

From 2015 minute from Education Department to Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) Share on Pinterest

The list of internal schools and propagandize districts underneath Title IX investigations for passionate assault:


The list of colleges and universities underneath Title IX investigations for passionate assault:


Tyler Kingkade covers aloft preparation and passionate violence, and is formed in New York. You can hit him during or on Twitter: @tylerkingkade

This post has been updated to note a response from a University of Iowa.


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