Title IX to Title No More
Betsy DeVos announced in a speech at George Mason University on Thursday that she plans to rollback the Obama-era campus sexual assault policies on college campuses. The Secretary of Education believes that Title IX, which prohibits gender discrimination and protects students against sexual harassment, is unfair to those who have been accused of harassing someone. The hashtag “#StopBetsy” started trending on Twitter after the speech, and many politicians spoke out against the announcement, including former Vice President Joe Biden. Devos has not yet laid out a plan as to how she plans to take away Title IX, or what she may replace it with.
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