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‘Failed System’

The College Fix has a breaking story, by editor Jennifer Kabbany. Here’s the start: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos today announced plans to make changes to how universities adjudicate sexual assault claims, calling the current guidelines a “failed system.” The decision comes after years of criticisms lodged at the current guidelines, put in place in 2011 under the Obama Administration through a “Dear Colleague” letter, which many say have resulted in the accused being railroaded in favor of the accuser.
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