Salinas, CA asked in Education Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for California

Q: Need a lawyer regarding my 7 year old daughters school for incidents that have taken place. Wanting to know what to do.

My daughter was choked twice and sexually harassed by a student in her class, 1st grade. I met with the district once and nothing was resolved. I have been keeping my child home because I am so concerned with her safety at that school. The school can not tell me when that boy will be back at school. I need answers and I’m not sure if what has happened and how they are handling it is the right way. I know the district has many protocols and confidentiality rules, but does that mean my daughter just suffers? She is frightened to be around that boy and I know they haven’t even moved him from her class. I need some help understanding why no one at the district is taking this seriously. Everyone I speak to can’t believe how nothing is being resolved. I have a second meeting to further discuss the issue Tuesday 10/23/18. I also don’t really have a choice to pull her out and put her in a new school because all the schools are full. But she is no longer safe. I need help.

1 Lawyer Answer
Angelina Bradley
Angelina Bradley
Answered
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You need an attorney who specializes in Title IX work. Your daughter has certain rights that can be enforced through the Title IX process.

Do a search for “Title IX attorney San Francisco” and that should be a good place to start.

I’m sorry this is happening to you daughter. Good luck.

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