Dear Colleague Letter: Harassment and Bullying

The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education discusses student-on-student sexual violence, explaining a school’s responsibility to respond promptly and effectively to sexual violence against students in accordance with the requirements of Title IX. This resource provides guidance on the unique concerns that arise in sexual violence cases, examples about key Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual violence, and discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence.