Ed Department’s Office of Civil Rights Facing Record High Complaints

March 19, 2015

By Tara Garcia Mathewson at Education Dive

The Department of Education issued guidance to colleges and universities in 2011 clarifying that Title IX obligates institutions to provide all students an environment free of sexual assault and harassment. The move was seen as an attempt to require colleges and universities to do more in the face of sexual violence on campuses, however it was an unexpected piece of guidance that has provided fodder for thousands more complaints...