Betsy DeVos Wreaks Havoc on Protections for Vulnerable Students

Robert Reich on Twitter

In her first 9 months, DeVos has rolled back protections for transgender students, sexual assault survivors, and children with disabilities.

Dani Bostick on Twitter

Betsy DeVos’ Dept of Education to-do list: ☑️Make campuses more perpetrator-friendly ☑️Eliminate guidance on rights of students w/ disabilities ☑️Make it easier for predatory, for-profit colleges to defraud students ☑️Spend $6.5m on security team to protect DeVos

How Betsy Devos’ Title IX Actions Will Hurt Students With Disabilities – Rewire

Last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that the Department of Education was formally withdrawing some Obama-era Title IX guidelines, including the 2011 Dear Colleague letter that charged colleges and universities with taking “immediate and effective steps to end sexual harassment and sexual violence.”

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students

The Education Department responded Monday, saying the rollback will not affect what services special education students will receive. Read the Post’s updated story. The Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities as part of the Trump administration’s effort to eliminate regulations it deems superfluous.

AP Politics on Twitter

BREAKING: Education Secretary rescinds Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, puts interim rules in place.

Dana Bolger on Twitter

Betsy DeVos just signaled once again that she’s not going to do a thing to protect student survivors’ right to education.

Betsy DeVos plans to weaken Obama’s campus sexual assault rules

The Department of Education announced on Thursday that it will weaken a set requirements for how colleges and universities are expected to handle cases of sexual assault on college campuses.

Schools need to get better at fighting sexual assault. Betsy DeVos isn’t helping.

Betsy DeVos is right. When it comes to sexual assault on college campuses, “we must do better,” she said in a speech today at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.

Amy Siskind on Twitter

Betsy DeVos just made one of the worst epidemics impacting college students that much worse, wiping away college accountability.

Andrew Cuomo on Twitter

What Betsy DeVos just did is repulsive. New York has the strongest protections in the nation and we stand by them.


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“Make no mistake, Betsy DeVos is seeking to silence the voices of survivors of sexual assault." – Vanita Gupta

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