Update: The WaPo has more here.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed rule Friday that would revamp expectations for colleges’ handling of campus-based sexual misconduct.
The regulation — the first the federal government has issued on the matter — was crafted to clarify requirements for colleges and to add due process protections for accused students.
But women’s groups and advocates for survivors of sexual assault warn that it will undermine the rights of victims. And they say it will let colleges off the hook for not taking the issue of sexual misconduct seriously.
Read more about the new rules here.
I haven’t looked, comments and links welcome.