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Cover Story - May 23, 2014

Title IX issues raised in latest federal civil-rights case

Complaint details allegations of school officials' inadequate response

by Terri Lobdell

A complaint to the federal Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) was filed March 5 by a Gunn High School family (see main story: Teen dating hell), alleging that the school district violated Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in its handling of peer sexual harassment and violence in which their daughter, a Gunn student, was victimized by her former boyfriend, also a Gunn student.

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