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BIG NEWS: DeVos Rescinds Obama-Era Sexual Misconduct Policy

DeVos Rescinds Obama-Era Sexual Misconduct Policy And Implements New Interim Guide Rob Shimshock 09/22/2017 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded an Obama-era sexual misconduct policy Thursday, and implemented new interim guidelines for how campuses can handle sexual misconduct. The Department of Education revoked policies that it previously criticized for denying accused students their due process rights, [...]

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PR: SAVE Calls on California Lawmakers to Postpone Consideration of SB-169

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Rasmussen Poll Shows Most Americans Support DeVos Statement: SAVE Calls on California Lawmakers to Postpone Consideration of SB-169 WASHINGTON / September 20, 2017 – A new Rasmussen poll has found that 73% of Americans agree with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s statement that “Every survivor of sexual [...]

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73% of Americans Support Replacing Campus Sexual Assault Policy

73% of American Adults Agree with DeVos’s Statement About Replacing Campus Sexual Assault Policy (Excerpt) Rasmussen September 13, 2017 During a speech at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School last week about sexual assault on campus, education Secretary Betsy DeVos stated, "Every survivor of sexual misconduct must be taken seriously. Every student accused of [...]

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Leading Editorial Boards Endorse Reforms of Campus Sex Policies

Leading Editorial Boards Endorse Reforms of Campus Sex Policies SAVE September 13, 2017 (subsequently updated) Editorial boards of numerous newspapers and media outlets have recently endorsed the need to reform flawed campus sexual assault policies. These statements are excerpted here: Wall Street Journal: The DeVos Guidance Speech – Sept. 7: “The result, unsurprisingly, has been [...]

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PR: New York Times: Time to End the Campus Witch Hunt

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org New York Times: Time to End the Campus Witch Hunt WASHINGTON / September 11, 2017 – The New York Times has published a strongly worded editorial labeling the current campus sexual assault system a “witch hunt” that embodies numerous “travesties of justice.” Written by Pulitzer prize [...]

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TELECONFERENCE: Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Past, Present, and Future

ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Colleague Letter on Sexual Violence: Past, Present, and Future On Thursday, Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered a major speech on Title IX Enforcement at George Mason University Law School:  https://www.ed.gov/news/speeches/secretary-devos-prepared-remarks-title-ix-enforcement In follow-up, SAVE will be hosting a teleconference Friday, September 8, 4:00-5:00 pm Eastern time. The title of the teleconference will [...]

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PR: Harvard Law Professors Call for Sweeping Changes to Campus Sex Tribunals

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chris Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Harvard Law Professors Call for Sweeping Changes to Campus Sex Tribunals WASHINGTON / September 5, 2017 – Four Harvard Law School professors have issued a statement sharply critical of Department of Education policies on campus sexual assault. “While the Administration’s goals were to provide better protections [...]

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PR: Universities Face Major Changes in Title IX Landscape as Administrators Prepare for Fall Semester

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org Universities Face Major Changes in Title IX Landscape as Administrators Prepare for Fall Semester WASHINGTON / August 14, 2017 – Last week the University of Georgia Board of Regents approved wide-ranging changes in the sexual assault policies at the campuses it oversees. The revisions were designed [...]

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University of Georgia Vice Chancellor Responds to ‘Significant Misinformation’ Contained in Inside Higher Ed Article

University of Georgia Vice Chancellor Responds to 'Significant Misinformation' Contained in Inside Higher Ed Article Kimberly Ballard-Washington, associate vice chancellor University System of Georgia On August 9, Inside Higher Ed published a story regarding the University System of Georgia (USG) that contained significant misinformation about the USG’s Title IX and student conduct policies: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/08/09/university-system-georgia-sex-assault-policies-step-away-obama-rules#.WYsn1Q2GG2o.twitter As the [...]

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PR: Dept. of Education Invites Recommendations on Regulatory Reform:

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Christopher Perry Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: cperry@saveservices.org U.S. Dept. of Education Invites Recommendations on Regulatory Reform: SAVE Urges Persons to Comment on Unlawful Sexual Violence Directives WASHINGTON / August 2, 2017 – The Department of Education has issued an invitation to persons to submit comments on federal regulations that are deemed to be [...]

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