Notice and Comment

Betsy DeVos has withdrawn the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter as well as the 2014 Frequently Asked Questions document. In their place, she has issued “Interim Guidance.” DeVos has stated that she will replace this document with new regulations for schools, which will be established through what is known as a “notice and comment” process. Although notice and comment may sound boring and elitist, it will have significant implications for students’ civil rights and federal enforcement of Title IX. As the Department of Education has announced that notice and comment will begin in March 2018, the process could begin at any time.  


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The Department of Education has opened the public comment period on their proposed regulations on Title IX. The full text of the rule can be found here and our summary here. Check out the resources below before submitting your comment through…

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