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Preventing and Addressing Student-on-Student Sexual Misconduct Policy

Monday, December 13, 2021

The District of Columbia Public Schools is committed to preventing sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and dating violence to ensure a safe and welcoming learning environment for all students. DCPS strictly prohibits student-on-student acts of sexual misconduct. This policy conveys DCPS requirements regarding the prevention of student-on-student sexual harassment, sexual assault, and dating violence as informed by applicable law, including the School Safety Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018 (School Safety Act). Questions about this policy can be directed to the Comprehensive Alternative Resolution and Equity (CARE) Team at [email protected].

This policy rescinds and supersedes all previous policy, memoranda, and guidance promulgated by DCPS on this subject matter.