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Brett A. Sokolow is president of ATIXA, the Association of Title IX Administrators.
Clarifying common misconceptions about three key requirements: Live hearings, cross-examination, and the duty to appoint advisors to the parties in a sexual harassment complaint
While most administrators grasp Title IX’s applicability beyond gender equity in athletics, the new rules focus exclusively on sexual misconduct in school settings, involving students and employees. The Office for Civil Rights is poised to impose requirements for conducting investigations, says DA guest columnist Brett A. Sokolow, of the Association of Title IX Administrators.