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    Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    Posted on 04/28/2016

    Nationally, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    The district is distributing prevention materials to families and students this week.

    The materials were selected by the Task Force for the Prevention of and Response to Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault and were shared with principals and assistant principals at leadership learning events earlier this year.

    For K-8 Schools

    The materials will be mailed directly to student’s homes in their preferred language and will include:

    1. A cover letter for Families/Caregivers;
    2. A Safer Family. A Safer World;
    3. SPS’ General Notice about Sexual Harassment;
    4. Know Your Rights – Student’s Rights Under Title IX.

    For High Schools

    The materials will be sent to schools in pre-addressed envelopes for students who are receiving materials in one of the other nine languages other than English.

    English packets will not be addressed. Packets need to be distributed by high school staff for students to take home and will include:

    1. A cover letter in English for students;
    2. A cover letter for Families/Caregivers;
    3. What is Sexual Assault? A Guide for Teens;
    4. SPS’ General Notice about Sexual Harassment;
    5. Know Your Rights – Student’s Rights Under Title IX.

    Questions

    In addition to finding more information on our Title IX webpage, you can contact the following staff members for additional information.

    Student Civil Rights Compliance Officer
    Kelli Schmidt, 206-252-0306, klschmidt@seattleschools.org

    Title IX Coordinator
    Kristina Alarcon, 206-252-0367, kdalarcon@seattleschools.org

    General Inquiries: Title.IX@seattleschools.org