Betsy DeVos’ Campus Sexual Assault Stance Hints That Title IX Could Change

January 18, 2017

Joseph D Lyons at Bustle.

Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing on Tuesday for the Education Secretary position was full of disappointments for Democratic senators. She was grilled by several, and her answers seemed to disappoint. Whether it was keeping guns out of schools, trying to make college free, or ensuring that the disabled have the necessary services to receive a public education, she seemed to come up short. She equivocated or sidestepped most questions. But there was one issue that has upset many in Washington and on college campuses across the country. What has Betsy DeVos said about campus sexual assault? The nominee essentially refused to answer the questions on the issue…

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