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Read: UNC-Chapel Hill Fined $1.5 Million for Clery Violations

UNC-Chapel Hill Fined $1.5 Million for Clery Violations

The settlement comes after a six-year investigation by the Department of Education found ‚Äúpersistent failure” in its compiling of campus crime statistics.

Read: De Blasio Rejects Demands to Remove Police from NYC Schools

De Blasio Rejects Demands to Remove Police from NYC Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio said although he is not prepared to eliminate NYPD presence from schools, he is looking into supplementary “grassroots” alternatives.

Read: 18 State Attorneys General Sue DeVos Over Final Title IX Rule

18 State Attorneys General Sue DeVos Over Final Title IX Rule

The lawsuit claims the final regulations narrow Title IX’s reach and will chill the reporting of sexual harassment due to extensive procedural requirements.

Read: Florida Tech Clery Violations Under Investigation by Dept. of Ed.

Florida Tech Clery Violations Under Investigation by Dept. of Ed.

In Jan. 2020, Florida Tech President T. Dwayne McCay said up to 53 alleged Clery crimes were not included in the school’s 2019 Annual Security Report.

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: Challenges Campuses Face When Compiling Annual Security Reports (ASRs)

Challenges Campuses Face When Compiling Annual Security Reports (ASRs)

Abigail Boyer, associate executive director for the Clery Center, discusses common findings from reviewing annual security reports.

Read: Dept. of Ed. Issues New Clery Act Guidance Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Dept. of Ed. Issues New Clery Act Guidance Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The new guidance covers emergency notification requirements for the essential employees and small number of students who remain on college campuses.

Read: OCR: Penn State Continued to Violate Title IX After Sandusky Scandal

OCR: Penn State Continued to Violate Title IX After Sandusky Scandal

A six-year review of Penn State’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints found several Title IX violations this academic year.

Read: OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

Following an investigation, the school has agreed to create a centralized record-keeping system to track sexual misconduct allegations against employees.

Read: DeVos Expected to Release Final Title IX Rules in Coming Days

DeVos Expected to Release Final Title IX Rules in Coming Days

While most of the hotly debated proposed regulations are likely to remain, the Education Department is expected to change its stance on off-campus sexual assault.

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