Betsy DeVos confirmation hearings spark Title IX concerns

January 18, 2017

By Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy at Teen Vogue

Tuesday was the confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. During the hearing, DeVos — whose family foundation has made donations to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), an organization’s whose mission is to “defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities” — was asked by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) about whether she would uphold the 2011 Title IX guidance as it relates to campus sexual assault...