Betsy DeVos' move to rescind Obama era Title IX guidelines raise concerns rape survivors will fall back into silence.
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Last week, Betsy DeVos, our Secretary of Education, gave an address announcing changes to the federal approach to how colleges should handle allegations of sexual assault on campus. How, exactly, colleges should handle these cases wasn’t presented in DeVos’s speech. If it was a movie preview, it was the kind where you don’t actually learn […]
DeVos recently rescinded Title IX guidelines that helped sexual assault survivors navigate the reporting process.
How often have we had Republican politicians and appointees disappoint us by talking tough but then giving in to the Washington establishment? Answer: many, many times. When Trump nominated Betsy DeVos to be secretary of education, I didn’t get my hopes up too much. Show More Summary
"The usual suspects are shrieking like howler monkeys about Betsy DeVos "rolling back" the usage of Title IX for protection for "rape victims". Which, of course, ignores the pesky fact that the guilt needed to establish victim status has...
It's the California State Board of Education's last chance to change the federal plan it will turn in to Betsy DeVos.
Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.
United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Thursday a plan to overhaul an Obama-era policy on how college campuses investigate sexual assaults. Like clockwork, liberals attacked DeVos, but one liberal civil rights attorney took it to another level. Show More Summary
Betsy DeVos is not especially qualified to perform any aspect of her job. The secretary of education got her current gig by donating oodles of cash to Republicans, including many of the senators who voted to confirm her. Her tenure thus far has been a calamity. Show More Summary
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' announcement that the administration was rolling back Title IX sex assault protections hasn't changed the law, but it does represent a direct affront to survivors. The post By Muddying On-Campus Sexual Assault Policies, DeVos Is Making Students—and Schools—Less Safe appeared first on Rewire.
CATHY YOUNG: Betsy DeVos is right about campus sexual assault. “Why the fury? DeVos offered a full-throated defense of due process, asserting that ‘every survivor of sexual misconduct must be taken seriously’ but “every student accused of sexual misconduct must know that guilt is not predetermined. It is the right message, whatever one thinks of […]
The Divine Miss M sent out one heck of a tweet.
Last week, Betsy DeVos announced that she’s rescinding critical Title IX guidance that outlines student survivors’ rights under federal civil rights law. Our very own Dana, along with Feministing alum Alexandra Brodsky, published an important op-ed in the Washington Post raising the question, among others: has DeVos even read the guidance she’s revoking? Here’s an […]
Last Thursday, a gaggle of women demonstrated outside a building in Virginia where US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was speaking. Shouting slogans and brandishing placards that declared De Vos and Donald Trump were “standing upShow More Summary
FROM USA TODAY, A STRONG EDITORIAL IN FAVOR OF BETSY DEVOS’S CHANGES: Campus rape cases don’t deserve second-class justice. “Sexual assaults are serious crimes best handled by the criminal justice system. The most stringent punishment schools can order is expulsion. That can be appropriate for cheating on a term paper, but not for rape.. […]
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos aims to strike balance lacking in cases of college sexual assaults: Our view
Federal guidelines on campus rape cases are not failing: Opposing view