With the hashtag #MeToo, people are starting to call out the pervasive culture of sexual violence, and to hold institutions accountable. Let's not forget, teens can experience sexual harassment at the place they're required to go everyday: high school.
Your school has responsibilities when it comes to investigating and preventing sexual harassment and violence. Use this quiz to see how your school measures up.
Remember, individual cases vary, and how Title IX applies may depend on the details. You can use this as a guide to general Title IX principles, but consult a lawyer about how the law applies to your particular situation.
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Because of a law called Title IX, if you are a student who has experienced sexual harassment or violence, you have the right to ask your school to investigate, offer protections, and establish consequences. But many schools are not in compliance.
Whether you're obsessively following the Harvey Weinstein news and #MeToo campaign, or just trying to protect yourself and your peers from sexual harassment, you need solid information.
Curious if your school is protecting your Title IX rights? Take a moment to read through these scenarios and select the way you think your school would respond. You might be surprised with the results!