If you have questions regarding your Title IX in Connecticut, contact one of our attorneys at (203) 221-3100.

Title IX Modifications

All elementary and secondary schools, school districts, colleges, and universities that receive federal funds are required to take note of significant updates to Title IX regulations. Recently revised by the U.S. Department of Education, these regulations govern how educational institutions handle complaints related to sex discrimination and sexual harassment. The new rules will take effect on August 1, 2024.

Under the current regulations, a detailed grievance procedure is outlined for addressing complaints of sexual harassment. The updated regulations expand the scope of behaviors that trigger this procedure, modify the complaint-handling process, and explicitly address protections for individuals based on sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, and related issues.

Given the extensive nature of these new regulations, educational institutions must prepare for implementation in a short timeframe, barring any legal delays. We are actively developing policies, template documents, and training materials tailored for our educational clients to ensure readiness by August 1st.

Maya Murphy P.C. has proudly been included in the 2024 Edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked among the top firms in the nation. In addition, Managing Partner Joseph C. Maya has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for his work in Employment Law and Education Law in Connecticut. Recognition in Best Lawyers® is awarded to firms and attorneys who demonstrate excellence in the industry and is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor.

Our firm in Westport, Connecticut serves clients with legal assistance all over the state, including the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Bethel, Branford, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Cheshire, Danbury, Darien, Derby, East Haven, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Middlebury, Milford, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Haven, Newton, North Branford, North Haven, Norwalk, Orange, Oxford, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Seymour, Shelton, Sherman, Southbury, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Wallingford, Waterbury, West Haven, Weston, Westport, Wilton, and Woodbridge. In addition to assisting clients in Connecticut, our firm handles education law matters in New York as well.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to an attorney about a legal matter, please contact Joseph C. Maya and the other experienced attorneys at Maya Murphy, P.C. at (203) 221-3100 or to schedule a free initial consultation today.