As of June 2017, hundreds of schools are under federal investigation for mishandling reports of gender-based misconduct on campus, discouraging survivors from reporting, or failing to appropriately sanction perpetrators. States should establish a Student Survivor’s Bill of Rights and common-sense Fair Process requirements to ensure schools hold perpetrators accountable, support survivors, and provide accused students with a fair hearing. provide accused students with a fair hearing.

This resource is part of our State Policy Playbook. The Playbook outlines key reforms that students, advocates, and state policymakers can pursue to support survivors on campus, keep students safe, and end gender-based violence in school.