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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Trump Admin’s Sexual Misconduct Rule for Schools

A federal judge dismissed an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawsuit seeking to block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's rules that govern how K-12 schools and colleges must respond to reports of sexual misconduct under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational programs. DeVos announced the new Title IX rule in early May, which replaced an Obama-era civil rights directive that she revoked in September 2017. The new rule focuses on guaranteeing those accused of sexual misconduct with due process protections such as the presumption of innocence, live hearings, and cross-examination with the accusers. It also adopted a stricter defiRead More From Source

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