2014 A Banner Year for the S.E.S.A.M.E. Bill

With the passage of Pennsylvania's prohibition on 'passing the trash', S.E.S.A.M.E. is poised to support other states to adopt the S.E.S.A.M.E. bill.

Our board is currently working on a recap of last year's activities. Please check back for an update. 

Click here to watch S.E.S.A.M.E. President, Terri Miller and Vice President, John Seryak speaking in DC September 2014...

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MAGNOLIA CONSULTING, LLC RECEIVES GRANT FROM DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR $445,000 TO STUDY SCHOOL EMPLOYEE SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Billie-Jo Grant, Ph.D., Magnolia Consulting, LLC, Senior Researcher and Evaluator
805-550-9132 and bgrant@magnoliaconsulting.org   

Charlottesville, VA. (May 10, 2016)  – An estimated one out of ten K-12 students will experience school employee sexual misconduct during their school career. Now a Charlottesville-based education research firm is leading a national study to examine how schools respond to such incidents. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has awarded a $445,000 research grant to Magnolia Consulting, LLC as part of its Comprehensive School Safety Initiative, a federal program that in 2015 awarded $69 million in grants to study the causes and consequences of school violence. Study results will inform efforts to improve policies and programs that protect children.

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S.E.S.A.M.E. President, Terri Miller Testifies Before Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee

SB 192 was the first bill heard on the agenda. It suggests new legislation to Nevada law regarding both perpetrators of sexual misconduct and victims of sexual misconduct.

View the full text of the law here.

Below is the video of the hearing.

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Latest News...

MAGNOLIA CONSULTING, LLC RECEIVES GRANT FROM DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR $445,000 TO STUDY SCHOOL EMPLOYEE SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Billie-Jo Grant, Ph.D., Magnolia Consulting, LLC, Senior Researcher and Evaluator
805-550-9132 and bgrant@magnoliaconsulting.org   

Charlottesville, VA. (May 10, 2016)  – An estimated one out of ten K-12 students will experience school employee sexual misconduct during their school career. Now a Charlottesville-based education research firm is leading a national study to examine how schools respond to such incidents. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has awarded a $445,000 research grant to Magnolia Consulting, LLC as part of its Comprehensive School Safety Initiative, a federal program that in 2015 awarded $69 million in grants to study the causes and consequences of school violence. Study results will inform efforts to improve policies and programs that protect children.

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