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Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)

National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA)

K-12 General Resources

Find Your Title IX Coordinators with AAUW's Interactive Tool
All K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions that receive federal funds must designate at least one employee to coordinate their efforts to comply with and carry out their responsibilities under Title IX. These Title IX coordinators ensure that all people affected by sex discrimination in schools — students, parents, and employees — are aware of their legal rights.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Research supports that a PBIS system, implemented with fidelity, effectively reduces classroom disruptions and student suspensions through a schoolwide, systematic, tiered-intervention approach that leads to increased student achievement. Schoolwide PBIS provides an operational framework for achieving these outcomes.

Sexual Violence Isn't Just a College Problem. It Happens in K-12 Schools, Too.
Sexual assault has become a dominant topic on the nation's college campuses in recent years, as student activists have spoken out and the Obama administration has pushed for institutional change. But it has largely remained a hidden issue in elementary, middle and high schools, where parents assume their children are supervised and safe.

K-12 Related Press on TNG

ARTICLE: Most guns used in school shootings come from homeThe Wall Street Journal, April 2018. 

ARTICLE: High schools: MIAA golf committee works to avoid another Emily Nash fiasco., March 2018.

ARTICLE: These researchers have been trying to stop school shootings for 20 years., March 2018.

ARTICLE: After Florida shooting, more than 600 copycat threats have targeted schoolsUSA Today, March 2018.

ARTICLE: Some WA districts not equipped to evaluate school threats well, experts say., March 2018.

ARTICLE: Why are so many students making threats against schools in central Pa.? York Daily Record, March 2018. 

ARTICLE: Association helps schools see warning signs for gun violenceAssociations Now, February 2018.

ARTICLE: A student is being investigated for breaking into his school. His explanation: he was sleepwalkingNew York Times, February 2018.

ARTICLE: Hanover High School among at least 10 Virginia schools where police investigated recent social media threatsRichmond-Times Dispatch, February 2018.

ARTICLE: Police investigate social media threats against middle, high schools across Hampton Roads and North CarolinaThe Virginian-Pilot, February 2018.

ARTICLE: Copycat threats and rumors of 'Florida pt 2' put schools on high alert after shooting rampageThe Washington Post, February 2018.

NEWS: Intervening early to stop killers. NPR, February 2018.

ARTICLE: Title IX: 12 things that advocates and educators want you to know. Gender Spectrum, January 2018.

NEWS: What role can schools play in preventing and responding to teen dating violence? EureakAlert, December 2017.

ARTICLE: California makes sex trafficking education mandatory. Study International, December 2017.

ARTICLE: MIAA forms committee to study rule that denied Emily Nash golf trophyBoston Herald, December 2017.

ARTICLE: Responding to and preventing sexual violence must be higher priority for K-12, experts tell lawmakers. Ed Week, October 2017.

ARTICLE: Federal government investigating Anchorage School District's handling of sexual violence reportAlaska Dispatch News, August 2017.

ARTICLE: Why are high schools beefing up their sexual assault policies? Pressure from teens. Youth Radio, August 2017.

NEWS: Announcing The Internet's free, comprehensive clearinghouse for all things Title IX. PR Newswire, May 2017.

NEWS: ATIXA reissues position statement on Title IX, gender equity, and gender expression. PR Newswire, February 2017.

NEWS: Title IX Today is now a FREE daily digest. PR Newswire, February 2017.

ARTICLE: The counselor's role in ensuring school safetyCounseling Today, August 2016.

ARTICLE: Experts say schools must do more to address early signs of sexual harassment. EdSource, July 2016.

ARTICLE: Feminism for first-graders, and other ways to support early gender equity., December 2015.

ARTICLE: Why sex ed needs to start in elementary school., September 2015.

ARTICLE: DCSAA holds Title IX workshop to educate administrators responsible for complianceThe Washington Post, December 2014.

ARTICLE: In Coach Abuse Case, Did Manatee Violate Title IXSarasota Herald Tribune, June 2014.

VIDEO: Signs of Mental Illness to Look ForHuckabee, Fox News, December 2012.

ARTICLE: Parents Demand Answers: Who's behind string of bomb threats at two Babylon schools. Newsday, November 23, 2008