Researchers have found that although 99 percent of public comments on Title IX supported Obama’s Dear Colleague Letter on how schools should handle sexual violence claims, the Department of Education rescinded the guidance anyway.
Kissel will head a department focused on improving the inclusivity of college campuses.
The rate of sexual violence by K-12 students peaks during middle school.
Authors of the report recommend replacing the ‘preponderance of evidence’ standard used in college sexual assault student disciplinary proceedings.
Lower courts in several states will now weigh in on transgender Title IX bathroom rights.
The departments that made the announcement said state’s should have more of a role in determining school bathroom policies.
DeVos revealed little about her views on President Obama’s Title IX directives.
The lawmakers hope to reverse the department’s expansion under the Obama administration.
The bill seeks to publicly expose schools that the government considers to be discriminatory.
The department says not allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identities violates Title IX.