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Read: DeVos Announces Funds for Students, Colleges Impacted by Hurricanes

DeVos Announces Funds for Students, Colleges Impacted by Hurricanes

The Department of Education will reallocate $22.9 million in unexpended funds to assist students and universities affected by hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma.

Read: Dept. of Ed.: UC Berkeley Mishandled Sexual Assault Complaints

Dept. of Ed.: UC Berkeley Mishandled Sexual Assault Complaints

An agreement between UC Berkeley and the U.S. Department of Education will require the school to revisit eight sexual misconduct cases it may have mishandled.

Read: Dept. of Education Won’t Investigate Transgender Students’ Bathroom Complaints

Dept. of Education Won’t Investigate Transgender Students’ Bathroom Complaints

The Department of Education did not issue any new official Title IX guidance relating to its interpretation of transgender students’ rights.

Read: 700 Parents of Transgender Students Sign Letter Criticizing DeVos

700 Parents of Transgender Students Sign Letter Criticizing DeVos

The letter, organized by the Human Rights Campaign, criticizes the Trump administration for rescinding restroom guidance for transgender students.

Read: Ohio Governor Calls for Review of Title IX Enforcement

Ohio Governor Calls for Review of Title IX Enforcement

A spokesman for Ohio Governor John Kasich says it is “second nature” for him to “look into major issues in the news”, referring to the current Larry Nassar scandal.

Read: Brown University Implements Restorative Justice Program

Brown University Implements Restorative Justice Program

Restorative justice methods can only be used if both parties involved have consented and the offender has admitted their guilt.

Read: USA Gymnastics Board Resigns, MSU Athletic Director Retires

USA Gymnastics Board Resigns, MSU Athletic Director Retires

The United States Olympics Committee threatened to decertify the organization if the board didn’t take necessary steps toward change.

Read: Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos over Campus Sexual Assault Guidance

Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos over Campus Sexual Assault Guidance

The lawsuit claims the U.S. Education Department’s changes to campus sexual assault policies discriminate against students who report sexual assault.

Read: ESPN: MSU Sought End to Federal Oversight of Title IX Investigations

ESPN: MSU Sought End to Federal Oversight of Title IX Investigations

A document obtained by ESPN also indicates MSU still has not provided all paperwork pertaining to alleged abuse by Larry Nassar.

Read: Dept. of Ed. Publishes Database of Pending Civil Rights Investigations

Dept. of Ed. Publishes Database of Pending Civil Rights Investigations

On Wednesday, the Department of Education published a full list of active civil rights investigations that will be updated monthly.

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