"That behavior was unconscionable for our country."
"Keeping kids out of the classroom will make recovering from the pandemic harder in the long term."
The new president could weaken due process protections for accused students, but it won't be easy.
Low-income kids were most likely to get online-only instruction, according to Pew.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Issues New Title IX Rules To Protect Free Speech, Due Process for Accused Students
"Nothing Betsy DeVos has done since she took office will have a more lasting effect on people's lives than this."
It's a solid budget proposal—too bad it won't go anywhere.
Her plan isn't perfect, but she's right that the system is broken. Congress should act to fix it.
The Department of Education alleges the universities' research is discriminatory against certain religions.
The Health Sciences Center did not demonstrate that race-based affirmative action was necessary to achieve diversity.
The education secretary is wrongly getting dragged for zeroing out a gratuitous budget item.
Trump Will Sign Executive Order Requiring Colleges To Promote 'Free Inquiry' If They Want Federal Research Funds
"It is the policy of the federal government to encourage institutions to foster environments that promote open, intellectually engaging, and diverse debate."
Progressives who oppose them are betraying their own principles
Due process for everyone is their cause.
Misleading reporting makes due process sound like a bad thing.
The new standard does not require victims to show that they can't return to school. It doesn't even require them to leave school in the first place.
Cross-examination, stricter definition of misconduct, and greater flexibility
Just because Trump is a lout does not mean the Obama-era rules weren't a due process nightmare
In Constitution Day Speech, Betsy DeVos Says 'Government Muscle' Is Not the Answer to the Campus Free Speech Problem
"Solutions won't come from new laws from Washington, D.C., or from a speech police at the U.S. Department of Education."
They require that "due process protections are in place for individuals accused of sexual harassment."
The Obama-era rules had a disparate impact on minority men
No, the new rules do not "absolutely prevent survivors from coming forward."
But did you know that Obama's ICE arrested students at bus stops? Our immigration policy is a bipartisan nightmare.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos might rescind Obama-era guidance on school discipline.
"Depriving any student of higher education opportunities should not be done lightly," says the California governor.
More school choice, and fewer Title IX kangaroo courts, would actually help black students.
This whole miscarriage of justice on campus is overblown, one CU professor says.
"These documents have led to the deprivation of rights for many students."
At Wichita State University, the bar for sexual harassment is apparently very low.
Misleading statistics aside, accused students are owed due process no matter what.
Education Secretary is right to call Title IX a "failed system." Here's the proof.
As Columbia University settles a case with a student found innocent of sexual assault, the Secretary of Education is rolling back a bad Obama-era policy.
"America did a fucking great job of deligitimating its own institutions," says Reason's Nick Gillespie.
An innocent person faces a 20 percent probability of being found guilty under a preponderance of the evidence standard.
Touts school choice at CPAC talk.
The system was developed by people attempting to get away from government control.
'Betsy DeVos's policies will kill children. That is not an exaggeration in any sense.'
Public education existed well before 1980, but an unpopular President Carter wanted the nation's largest union on his side before an election.