Betsy DeVos’ Title IX proposal can work, with some revisions

February 7, 2019 | Los Angeles Times

The public comment period has ended for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposal to reform how colleges and K-12 schools handle sexual assault and harassment under Title IX. DeVos must now consider more than 100,000 comments before issuing final rules.

When DeVos unveiled her plan last November, the proposed rules elicited polarized reactions, with some condemning them for “sweeping rape under the rug” and others praising them for reinstating “due process for the accused.” Both sides may be right.

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