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Read: 10 Title IX Final Rule Changes That Affect K-12 Schools

10 Title IX Final Rule Changes That Affect K-12 Schools

With a required implementation date of Aug. 14, 2020, K-12 schools must quickly make changes to sexual harassment policies and procedures.

Read: Final Title IX Regulations Released By Education Department

Final Title IX Regulations Released By Education Department

The new regulations require colleges to allow cross-examination of accusers and eliminate the single-investigator models.

Read: Department of Education Ignored Widespread Support of Obama Administration Title IX Sexual Violence Guidance

Department of Education Ignored Widespread Support of Obama Administration Title IX Sexual Violence Guidance

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Obama’s Dear Colleague Letter on how schools should handle sexual violence claims, the Department of Education rescinded the guidance anyway.

Read: 2011 Dear Colleague Letter Critic Adam Kissel Hired by Dept. of Education

2011 Dear Colleague Letter Critic Adam Kissel Hired by Dept. of Education

Kissel will head a department focused on improving the inclusivity of college campuses.

Read: Study Uncovers Realities of Student-on-Student Sexual Assault at U.S. Schools

Study Uncovers Realities of Student-on-Student Sexual Assault at U.S. Schools

The rate of sexual violence by K-12 students peaks during middle school.

Read: Report: College Sexual Assault Policies Unfair to Accused Students

Report: College Sexual Assault Policies Unfair to Accused Students

Authors of the report recommend replacing the ‘preponderance of evidence’ standard used in college sexual assault student disciplinary proceedings.

Read: Supreme Court Scraps Gavin Grimm Case

Supreme Court Scraps Gavin Grimm Case

Lower courts in several states will now weigh in on transgender Title IX bathroom rights.

Read: Trump Withdraws Title IX Guidance on Transgender Bathroom Policies in Schools

Trump Withdraws Title IX Guidance on Transgender Bathroom Policies in Schools

The departments that made the announcement said state’s should have more of a role in determining school bathroom policies.

Read: Takeaways From Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hearing

Takeaways From Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hearing

DeVos revealed little about her views on President Obama’s Title IX directives.

Read: 2 Lawmakers Vow to Reduce Role of Dept. of Ed. on Campuses

2 Lawmakers Vow to Reduce Role of Dept. of Ed. on Campuses

The lawmakers hope to reverse the department’s expansion under the Obama administration.

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