Senate Democrats Urge DeVos to Reinstate Obama Guidance on Sexual-Assault Policy

Democratic lawmakers are "extremely disappointed" in Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s decision to rescind Obama-era guidance on campus sexual-assault policy, says a letter to her from 32 Senate Democrats.

"Your action on Friday shows a clear lack of concern for the many requests of survivors of sexual assault and members of Congress who have asked you to leave the previous guidance in place," the senators wrote. Led by Patty Murray, of Washington, they said the new guidance was "already creating uncertainty and chaos for schools," and asked that Ms. DeVos reinstate the previous guidance.

Read more at The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/senate-democrats-urge-devos-to-reinstate-obama-era-title-ix-guidance/120394