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Round-up: DeVos to Replace Obama-Era Sexual Assault Guidelines

September 08, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education said Thursday it will replace Obama-era federal guidelines on campus sexual assault, with Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, describing the guidelines as a "failed system" that has done a disservice to all sides.  DeVos, in a speech at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, announced plans to launch a public comment process that will precede the release of a new federal regulation.  

Transcript: Betsy DeVos’s Remarks on Campus Sexual Assault
The Washington Post

Below is a compilation of media coverage of the speech and reaction from campus leaders and others.

DeVos to Replace Obama-Era Sexual Assault Guidelines
Inside Higher Ed
Pledges of Continued Vigilance
Inside Higher Ed

Citing Obama-Era Failures, DeVos Will Replace Landmark Directive on Sexual Assault
The Chronicle of Higher Education

How a 20-Page Letter Changed the Way Higher Education Handles Sexual Assault
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault
The New York Times
Trump Administration to Overhaul How Colleges Investigate Sexual Assault
Devos Decries ‘Failed System’ on Campus Sexual Assault, Vows to Replace It
The Washington Post
DeVos Pledges to Restore Due Process - Commentary
Wall Street Journal
The DeVos Guidance Speech - Editorial
Wall Street Journal
California Colleges Vow to Press on Against Sexual Assault Despite Any Federal Rollback in Protections
Los Angeles Times​
Education Secretary Devos Launches Formal Review of Federal Guidelines for Handling Campus Sexual Assaults
Los Angeles Times
Betsy DeVos Signals Rollback of Obama Policies on Campus Sexual Assault

Devos to Revamp Title IX Guidance on Sex Assaults on College Campus
USA Today

Trump Administration Plans Rollback of Campus Assault Rules
Boston Globe

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