Analysis: Rolling back DeVos’s Title IX guidance on sexual harassment won’t be easy. But it’s the right thing to do to protect the victims
This essay originally appeared on the FutureEd blog. Former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos touted the Trump administration’s controversial Title IX rule that increased protections for students accused of sexual harassment as one of her most significant accomplishments. In a farewell letter to Congress, she urged legislators to uphold the rule. While the Biden administration...
By Brooke LePage | February 1, 2021
Analysis: In schools, Black girls confront both racial and gender bias. What the research shows, and what’s being done to stop it
This essay originally appeared on the FutureEd blog. As schools grapple with longstanding racial inequities brought into sharp focus by recent cases of police brutality and the coronavirus pandemic, one problem stands out: Black girls often face both racial and gender bias in the nation’s classrooms. An analysis of national U.S. Department of Education 2015-16 civil rights data...
By Brooke LePage | November 11, 2020