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District to file Title IX complaint over forestry rule


March 11, 2020

The Sweet Home School Board voted Monday evening to file a Title IX complaint against the Oregon Department of Education in response to the ODE’s decision to combine girls and boys in the physical portion of forestry competitions.

The ODE decision stemmed from a complaint last month by two girls attending Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center in the North Clackamas School District. One of the girls had chosen to compete against boys in log rolling last fall. She claimed that she was bullied for her decision.

Since Sweet Home officials learned about the decision, they have ob...

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