Consent Decree between U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights and Anoka-Hennepin

Ensures a safe school climate, and address and prevent sex-based harassment, including harassment based on nonconformity with gender stereotypes and sexual harassment.This decree requires the district to: Retain an expert consultant in the area of sex-based harassment to review the district’s policies and procedures concerning harassment; Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for preventing and addressing student-on-student sex-based harassment at the middle and high schools; Improve training of faculty, staff and students on sex-based harassment; Designate a Title IX coordinator to ensure proper implementation of the district’s sex-based harassment policies and procedures and district compliance with Title IX; Retain an expert consultant in the area of mental health to address the needs of students who are victims of harassment; Provide for other opportunities for student involvement and input into the district’s ongoing anti-harassment efforts; Improve its system for maintaining records of investigations and responding to allegations of harassment; and Conduct ongoing monitoring and evaluations of its anti-harassment efforts. 

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