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CNN
Punished after rape at Brigham Young Uas of April. Barney hopes to change that. She has filed a complaint against BY
Punished after rape at Brigham Young U
CNN / Posted 4 hours ago
as of April. Barney hopes to change that. She has filed a complaint against BYU with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. She also helped craft an online petition urging the university to give "immunity" to those who make... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
U.S. Department of Education Opens University InvestigationThe U.S. Department of Education (DOE) opened an investigation at the end of Ma
U.S. Department of Education Opens University Investigation
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 14 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) opened an investigation at the end of March through its Office of Civil Rights, examining whether or not the University violated Title IX and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in its handling of a sexual harassment... Read more
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The Washington Times
Campus rape bill draws doubts over accountabilityshould be asking different questions. Ms. Garrett said CASA “strengthens” dire
Campus rape bill draws doubts over accountability
The Washington Times / Posted 16 hours ago
should be asking different questions. Ms. Garrett said CASA “strengthens” directives from the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, which in 2011 required colleges and universities to, among other things, adjudicate accusations of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kenyon College plans policy review after sex-assault case criticismbuilding. Kenyon President Sean Decatur planned to speak Thursday afternoon at
Kenyon College plans policy review after sex-assault case criticism
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
building. Kenyon President Sean Decatur planned to speak Thursday afternoon at a community forum hosted by the college's Office of Civil Rights, which is charged with ensuring that the college complies with federal law under Title IX. That... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
U of A Under Investigation for Mishandling Sexual Assault Casesto react appropriately to complaints of sexual violence. The U of A says they
U of A Under Investigation for Mishandling Sexual Assault Cases
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 20 hours ago
to react appropriately to complaints of sexual violence. The U of A says they are fully cooperating with the Office of Civil Rights for the investigations. Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
BlockIQ Escalates War on Ad Blockersof Northern Iowa. April 20. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina agree
BlockIQ Escalates War on Ad Blockers
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 21 hours ago
of Northern Iowa. April 20. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina agrees to pay $750,000 to settle a case with U.S. Office of Civil Rights for alleged HIPAA violations arising when the clinic disclosed protected health information of 17,300... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo school district seeks parent input on academic calendarstate standardized tests. Parent Gretchen Cercone said that at least three add
Buffalo school district seeks parent input on academic calendar
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
state standardized tests. Parent Gretchen Cercone said that at least three additional complaints have been filed with the Office of Civil Rights over this issue, and parents are considering a class action lawsuit against the district.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Parents asked to weigh in on Buffalo school calendarNew York State standard tests. Parent Gretchen Cercone said at least three add
Parents asked to weigh in on Buffalo school calendar
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
New York State standard tests. Parent Gretchen Cercone said at least three additional complaints have been filed with the Office of Civil Rights over this issue, and parents are considering a class action lawsuit against the district.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Bernie Sanders and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the Northlimited federal investigations of school segregation outside of the South. Ruby
Bernie Sanders and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
limited federal investigations of school segregation outside of the South. Ruby Martin, who later directed the Office of Civil Rights of HEW, described Chicago as a “tremendous setback” for HEW. After Chicago, she said, “We made a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
How UAS handles sexual assault complaints on campus is changingof the budget difficulties,” Davies said. The Board of Regents also expects to
How UAS handles sexual assault complaints on campus is changing
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
of the budget difficulties,” Davies said. The Board of Regents also expects to hear from the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, which launched a Title IX compliance review of the UA system two years ago. “Any month now I expect... Read more
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Daily Mail
Students, 21, suing KSU claiming school refused to investigate rapesTitle IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, accor
Students, 21, suing KSU claiming school refused to investigate rapes
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Title IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. Kansas State's campus crime statistics show 16 rapes in 2014, six of which occurred off campus. The... Read more
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Philly.com
Education alchemy: Turning school from feared to favorite placeout to at-risk youth, has bolstering attendance as a significant focus. In add
Education alchemy: Turning school from feared to favorite place
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
out to at-risk youth, has bolstering attendance as a significant focus. In addition, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is expected to soon release new data on how many students miss 15 days or more of school per year.... Read more
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New York Post
Hospital pays $2.2M after allowing Dr. Oz show to film dying manwho suffered and died on camera. The settlement was announced Thursday by the
Hospital pays $2.2M after allowing Dr. Oz show to film dying man
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
who suffered and died on camera. The settlement was announced Thursday by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights, which called the disclosures “egregious.” Federal officials found that “NYP allowed the ABC crew to... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filmingNY Med film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Unde
New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filming
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
NY Med film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under the settlement agreement, the department's Office of Civil Rights will monitor the hospital for two years. "This case sends an important message that OCR will not... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filmingMed" film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under
New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filming
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
Med" film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under the settlement agreement, the department's Office of Civil Rights will monitor the hospital for two years. "This case sends an important message that OCR will not... Read more
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FOX News
Lawsuits accuse Kansas State University of ignoring off-campus fraternity rapesTitle IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, accor
Lawsuits accuse Kansas State University of ignoring off-campus fraternity rapes
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Title IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The university, located in Manhattan, Kansas, would not comment beyond an emailed statement: "Kansas... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filmingMed" film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under
New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filming
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
Med" film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under the settlement agreement, the department's Office of Civil Rights will monitor the hospital for two years. Office Director Jocelyn Samuels says the case sends the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY hospital in $2.2M federal settlement for TV filmingMed" film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under
NY hospital in $2.2M federal settlement for TV filming
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 8 days ago
Med" film one patient who was dying and another in significant distress. Under the settlement agreement, the department's Office of Civil Rights will monitor the hospital for two years. Office Director Jocelyn Samuels says the case sends the... Read more
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NJ.com
Hospital slammed with $2.2M fine for its role in TV show 'NY Med'As a result, the hospital has agreed to pay a $2.2 million fine, the U.S. Healt
Hospital slammed with $2.2M fine for its role in TV show 'NY Med'
NJ.com / Posted 8 days ago
As a result, the hospital has agreed to pay a $2.2 million fine, the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights announced Thursday. The hospital "allowed the ABC crew to film someone who was dying and another person in significant... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Lawsuits: Kansas State ignores off-campus fraternity rapesTitle IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, accor
Lawsuits: Kansas State ignores off-campus fraternity rapes
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 8 days ago
Title IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The university, located in Manhattan, KS, would not comment beyond an emailed statement: "Kansas... Read more
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FOX News
BYU students investigated for breaking conduct code after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated for breaking conduct code after reporting rape
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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The Times Leader
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
The Times Leader / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Mashable
Rape victims face honor code investigations at Brigham Young Universityafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
Rape victims face honor code investigations at Brigham Young University
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Two Kansas State students file suit against university over rape casesTitle IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, accor
Two Kansas State students file suit against university over rape cases
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 8 days ago
Title IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The university, located in Manhattan, Kansas, would not comment beyond an emailed statement: "Kansas... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
KWWL Iowa / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brigham Young University rape accusers investigated for honor code violationsafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
Brigham Young University rape accusers investigated for honor code violations
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Boston Herald
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Daily Herald
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint agai
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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ABC Montana
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
ABC Montana / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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ABC News
BYU Students Investigated by School After Reporting Rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU Students Investigated by School After Reporting Rape
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawsuits filed Wednesday: Kansas State ignores off-campus fraternity rapesTitle IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, accor
Lawsuits filed Wednesday: Kansas State ignores off-campus fraternity rapes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Title IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. The university, located in Manhattan, Kansas, would not comment beyond an emailed statement: “Kansas... Read more
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ABC News
Lawsuits: Kansas State Ignores off-Campus Fraternity RapesTitle IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, accor
Lawsuits: Kansas State Ignores off-Campus Fraternity Rapes
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
Title IX investigations for allegedly mishandling sex assault complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The university, located in Manhattan, Kansas, would not comment beyond an emailed statement: "Kansas... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Federal officials announce discipline agreement with OKC districtto its students going forward." It was signed by Superintendent Rob Neu on Apr
Federal officials announce discipline agreement with OKC district
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
to its students going forward." It was signed by Superintendent Rob Neu on April 7. A probe by the department's Office of Civil Rights found that black students were "considerably overrepresented" in all the district's disciplinary... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint aga
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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Boston Globe
BYU regularly investigates conduct of rape victimsafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint agai
BYU regularly investigates conduct of rape victims
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint agai
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rapeafter this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint agai
BYU students investigated by school after reporting rape
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
after this semester. She has filed a Title IX sex-discrimination complaint against BYU with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. The university would not comment on the case, citing federal privacy law. The Associated Press... Read more
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