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Get Updates on the Title IX Rulemaking Process

On September 22, Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidance and announced that the Department of Education would be issuing binding regulations on Title IX. In order to create these regulations, the Department must go through a process known as “notice and comment,” which allows members of the public to voice their opinions on the Department’s proposed rules. The Department of Education has not announced when notice and comment will begin.

We highly encourage students, their families, and allies to participate in notice and comment. If you are interested in receiving updates when notice and comment begins, please sign up for updates. Know Your IX will provide you with a toolkit to help you navigate the process of writing a comment.

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In response to coverage of university mistreatment of sexual assault survivors, many observers have wondered why schools handle these crimes at all: why not just leave it to the police?
Under Title IX, schools are legally required to respond and remedy hostile educational environments and failure to do so is a violation that means a school could risk losing its federal funding.

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  • For many, supporting a loved one who has experinced sexual or dating violence can seem scary and stressful. Here are some tips to learn how to support the survivors in your life:
  • From us at Know Your IX, happy Valentine’s Day. Share these with the special people in your life. #ProtectIX
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  • No matter what Betsy DeVos says, Title IX is still the law of the land. Learn more at
  • BIG NEWS: We’re launching a State Policy Playbook that students, advocates, and state policymakers can use to support survivors, hold schools accountable, and ensure that states step up to address sexual violence on campus. Check out the playbook and see how you can help end gender-based violence in education. *Link in bio*
  • These days, it's easy to feel frustrated, hopeless, and angry. Today, however, we're going to celebrate. We're celebrating that 45 years ago, we received the right to equal educational opportunities regardless of gender. 
No matter what Trump and DeVos say, that's not going away. In fact, we're about to make that right even stronger. Stay tuned, and take a minute to celebrate Title IX today.
  • ICYMI: Millions of students depend on Title IX. Join us for a #DearBetsy twitter storm tomorrow, June 22, from 2-3 pm ET as we lift up their stories and let Betsy DeVos know how important Title IX and the guidance are for all students.
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If your school (like so many others) is falling short in its policies and procedures in response to gender violence on campus, student activism can be crucial to effecting change. Whether your campus needs policy and judicial process reform, has a lack of crisis response and counseling services, or needs greater prevention education, the Campus Organizing Toolkit will walk you through legal requirements and organizing strategies needed to plan an effective campaign.

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