Secondary and Higher Education

We are here to serve you if you are facing discrimination, sexual harassment, or employment transitions in an educational setting

We protect our clients’ education, careers, and reputations

SECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION

In an educational setting, harassment can limit or deny both students’ and teachers’ rights to a healthy and comfortable environment. When the learning environment does not feel safe and supportive, everyone can suffer the negative effects.

According to federal and state laws, sexual harassment is illegal in educational settings. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, protects people from sexual discrimination and harassment. Both teachers and students have the right to participate in all educational programs and activities without fear of sexual harassment. Additionally, transitioning in and out of employment positions within educational institutions can be complex. Educators may have employment contracts, live on campus, have certain rights and protections under tenure and have similar considerations. We can help if you are experiencing any of the following:

  • Different treatment based on sex
  • Quid pro quo or expecting to reciprocate special favors
  • Hostile environment or retaliation for lack of interest
  • Harassing communications or stalking
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Loss of tenure
  • Breach of contract
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If you are facing any of these sensitive issues and they are impeding your ability to learn or to work, call us today for information and compassionate assistance.