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‘Failed system’: Extensive evidence shows US Dept of Education’s approach to campus sexual assault was widely criticized

‘Failed system’: Extensive evidence shows US Dept of Education’s approach to campus sexual assault was widely criticized

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On Oct. 12, six Democratic senators wrote U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to ask her to delay proposed Education Department regulations governing Title IX. The letter asked Secretary DeVos a series of questions, including two that were particularly relevant to FIRE. First they asked for “a list of all organizations, advocates, and experts that have been consulted in the process of developing [a notice of proposed rulemaking] thus far.” They also requested that the Secretary “provide the analysis behind the Department’s determination that the former Title IX guidance was ‘widely criticized’ and a ‘failed system.'” Because FIRE was one of the organizations that provided input to the Department and because we value transparency, we sent the Senators a letter to emphasize that the input we provided the current administration was consistent with the input we provided the Department during the Obama administration, and was the same input we have repeatedly provided to Congress…
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