Longview ISD being investigated for Title IX violations

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 4:39pm

The Longview Independent School District is being investigated by federal authorities looking into whether the district is in violation of the U.S. Title IX anti-discrimination statutes.

Sources say the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), a division of the U.S. Department of Education, was on campus Monday interviewing students and personnel and to take a look at facilities and equipment for gender equity in compliance with Title IX.

Title IX, a 1972 law, bans discrimination in sports and academics based on gender.

KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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