The Giles County Board of Education moved forward during a meeting to update the policies on Title IX and sexual harassment in accordance with state regulations.
New and additional individuals have been assigned roles of coordinators and investigators, ensuring that investigations into sexual harassment allegations are conducted in a timely manner, without bias.
Having found the county in compliance, Director of Schools Vickie Beard will proceed to file the report with the state.
Beard has conducted the annual Local Education Agency Compliance Review and after finding the county in compliance, she will file the report with the state.
At the end of the meeting, board members ended the meeting by applauding the school and central office staff for their work during the ongoing pandemic.