Sexual harassment is most prevalent in (elementary, middle, or high) schools. (choose one)
Answer: Middle School
Where in the school environment does most sexual harassment occur?
Answer: School Bus
What percent of girls experience some form of sexual harassment during their K-12 education?
What do we know about sexual harassment? (continued) A one-time comment, joke, or verbal innuendo does not constitute sexual harassment. Answer: True Verbal forms of sexual harassment are considered least offensive, but can become the basis for sexual harassment if comments are persistent. The number of sexual harassment claims by males is increasing. Answer: True “ I didn’t mean anything by it” is a valid defense to excuse offensive behavior. False It is the impact, not the intent, that is important.
“ The Rockingham County School Division is committed to a learning/working environment free from sexual harassment and harassment based on race, national origin, disability or religion. The Rockingham County School Division prohibits sexual harassment and harassment based on a student’s or employee’s race, national origin, disability, or religion by students, school personnel or third parties participating in, observing or otherwise engaged in school sponsored activities.”
Policy Statement GBA-I
To verify participation in this training session visit this website: http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/Auville/Acknowledgementstaff.html It is the policy of the Rockingham County School Board to comply with all applicable state and federal laws regarding non-discrimination in employment and educational programs and services. The Rockingham County Public Schools will not discriminate illegally on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, or age as to employment or educational programs and activities.