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Betsy Devos Will Roll Back Obama-Era Guidelines on Sexual Assault

September 7, 2017 | by

Elle covered Secretary DeVos’ announcement that she will rewrite her department’s guidance on how schools respond to campus sexual assault. Executive Director Noreen Farrell was quoted:

“The cost of an education must not be sexual violence or harassment. Campus sexual assault is a national epidemic, disrupting the education of one in four young women during her college years.” The new focus on the accused, she said, “is an affront to campus sexual assault victims.”

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