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U.S. Department of Education bolsters rights of accused with new, final Title IX guidelines

U.S. Department of Education bolsters rights of accused with new, final Title IX guidelines

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

May 7, 2020

After over two years and much speculation, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Wednesday new — and final — regulations on sexual misconduct in education. The changes, made to the Education Amendments of 1972’s Title IX, will go into effect in August.  Title IX is a federal civil rights law th...

Education secretary slams 2020 candidates’ higher ed plans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, accompanied by Education and Labor Committee Chairman Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., left, speaks at a news conference to unveil the College Affordability Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Associated Press

October 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — College affordability plans by Democratic presidential candidates are "crazy" and too costly, President Donald Trump's education chief says. Democrats are responding to what's seen as a crisis in college affordability, offering proposals that range from tuition-free college to debt for...

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