The District prohibits discrimination, including harassment, against any student on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law. This applies to harassment from other students and District employees. Examples of sexual harassment include sexual advances; touching intimate body parts or coercing physical contact that is sexual in nature; jokes or conversations of a sexual nature; and other sexually motivated conduct, communications, or contact.
Parents can learn more about their rights at the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights page.
Austin ISD's policy describes parent and student rights when a child is being harassed and how to file a complaint. Parents are encouraged to speak with a counselor or administrator on their campus if they're concerned about sexual or other forms of harassment - AISD Notice of Parent and Student Rights: Bullying and Harassment (pdf in English and Spanish)
Harassment-Free Hallways: How to Stop Sexual Harassment in Schools: A Guide for Students, Parents and Schools - from the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation