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The Hill
Lawmakers call on DeVos to continue publishing list of schools under Title IX investigationsits intent to hold schools accountable for their actions,” the letter continued
The Hill / Posted 16 hours ago
its intent to hold schools accountable for their actions,” the letter continued, referring to the Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR). ADVERTISEMENT "The accusations — 90 percent of them — fall into the category of ‘we were both... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly schools ignore pervasive bullying of special ed students, federal complaint sayslawyers claim in a civil rights complaint to federal education officials. The
Philly.com / Posted 17 hours ago
lawyers claim in a civil rights complaint to federal education officials. The complaint to the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights was filed Wednesday on behalf of one parent. But the Education Law Center-PA, which announced the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin High School says sex discrimination complaints resolvedthe District 303 Board are pleased with the outcome of complaints filed by a te
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
the District 303 Board are pleased with the outcome of complaints filed by a teacher with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights. “Allegations related to providing comparable facilities, equipment and supplies were dismissed upon... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Campus sexual-assault victims deserve better from Office of Civil Rightsappears to be moving in another direction. Recent comments by the U.S. Educati
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
appears to be moving in another direction. Recent comments by the U.S. Education Department official in charge of the Office of Civil Rights have already tainted that new approach, worrying college administrators who say they’ve been happy to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Female Trouble podcast: Jill P. Carter, Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights director (episode 46)P. Carter. Jill is the daughter of prominent civil rights activist Walter P. Ca
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
P. Carter. Jill is the daughter of prominent civil rights activist Walter P. Carter, and she now serves as director of the Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement. Before joining Mayor Catherine Pugh’s administration and taking over the office... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Warriors' Draymond Green to Be Hit With Lawsuitare bringing claims of physical assault, bullying and misleading statements aga
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
are bringing claims of physical assault, bullying and misleading statements against the basketball player, according to the office of civil rights lawyer Lisa Bloom, who is representing the accusers. The lawsuit stems for an incident last summer... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Warriors' Draymond Green to Be Hit With Lawsuitare bringing claims of physical assault, bullying and misleading statements aga
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
are bringing claims of physical assault, bullying and misleading statements against the basketball player, according to the office of civil rights lawyer Lisa Bloom, who is representing the accusers. The lawsuit stems for an incident last summer... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Allen: Title IX campus sexual assault guidance should be revisitedequivalent of a finding of guilt. But former President Barack Obama’s Educatio
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
equivalent of a finding of guilt. But former President Barack Obama’s Education Department went further than that. Its Office of Civil Rights discouraged cross-examination of accusers, trained administrators to believe the accuser and directed... Read more
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KERA North Texas
DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Educationtotal of 58 feminist and legal organizations signed a letter this week calling
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
total of 58 feminist and legal organizations signed a letter this week calling on the chief of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights to clarify the data on campus sexual assault and to meet with survivors. Candice Jackson apologized... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Educationtotal of 58 feminist and legal organizations signed a letter this week calling
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
total of 58 feminist and legal organizations signed a letter this week calling on the chief of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights to clarify the data on campus sexual assault and to meet with survivors. Candice Jackson apologized... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Blumenthal calls for removal of top civil rights officialto commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
to commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing and also discussed cuts to the department’s Office of Civil Rights and changes within the office to limit the scope of sexual assault investigations. The internal... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Blumenthal calls for removal of top civil rights officialto commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
to commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing and also discussed cuts to the department’s Office of Civil Rights and changes within the office to limit the scope of sexual assault investigations. The internal... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Blumenthal calls for removal of top civil rights officialto commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
to commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing and also discussed cuts to the department’s Office of Civil Rights and changes within the office to limit the scope of sexual assault investigations. The internal... Read more
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The News-Times
Blumenthal calls for removal of top civil rights officialto commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
to commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing and also discussed cuts to the department’s Office of Civil Rights and changes within the office to limit the scope of sexual assault investigations. The internal... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Blumenthal calls for removal of top civil rights officialto commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
to commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing and also discussed cuts to the department’s Office of Civil Rights and changes within the office to limit the scope of sexual assault investigations. The internal... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Blumenthal calls for removal of top civil rights officialto commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
to commit to the ``Dear Colleague’’ letter in her January confirmation hearing and also discussed cuts to the department’s Office of Civil Rights and changes within the office to limit the scope of sexual assault investigations. The internal... Read more
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Bizjournals
Lawsuit accuses UC of 'anti-male' biasof what it claims are anti-male bias at UC: A 2011 "Dear Colleague" letter fro
Bizjournals / Posted 6 days ago
of what it claims are anti-male bias at UC: A 2011 "Dear Colleague" letter from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights that UC allegedly institutionalized which the lawsuit claims makes it difficult for males accused of... Read more
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New Kerala
Federal Study on College Mental Health Services Reveals Long Waiting Lists, Other Gaps and Barriers Impeding Student Success - newkerala news #256193even though they statistically serve the most at-risk student populations. •Th
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
even though they statistically serve the most at-risk student populations. •The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has not provided guidance to colleges on how to respond to students that pose a threat to... Read more
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Business Wire
HITRUST CSF v9 Enhancements Extend “Assess Once, Report Many” Approach as a Standard Security Framework for Multiple Critical Infrastructure Industriesthe common approach used by HITRUST to provide cybersecurity assurances via a N
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
the common approach used by HITRUST to provide cybersecurity assurances via a NIST Cybersecurity Framework scorecard. Office of Civil Rights’ (OCR) Audit Protocol v2: The HITRUST CSF v9 release also incorporates minor updates in the HITRUST... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
3 Title IX investigations underway at Washington UniversityAffairs Jill Friedman said Wednesday that the investigations are being conducte
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
Affairs Jill Friedman said Wednesday that the investigations are being conducted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. All three cases were considered and resolved through the university’s Title IX process, but claimants... Read more
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The Christian Post
Regent, Baylor Among 15 Christian Schools to Make 'Great Colleges to Work For' ListIX exemptions. Biola University, Life Pacific College and Tabor College were a
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
IX exemptions. Biola University, Life Pacific College and Tabor College were among the Christian schools listed on the Office of Civil Rights' "Religious Exemption Index," a list created per the demands of LGBT groups to spotlight faith-based... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Palo Alto School District sees surge in Title IX complaints: 2 InvestigatesArea’s sixteenth largest school district. Renewed scrutiny over the Paly numbe
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 8 days ago
Area’s sixteenth largest school district. Renewed scrutiny over the Paly numbers comes as the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights completed a four-year investigation into the district. It found the PAUSD failed to take prompt and... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. area Metro replaces rail cars for subway safetya space that a visually impaired rider using a cane can mistake for an open rai
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
a space that a visually impaired rider using a cane can mistake for an open rail car door. Six months earlier, the FTA office of civil rights told Metro that the rubber barriers may not meet Department of Transportation regulations under the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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KXXV Waco
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WALB Albany
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
RECALL: 7M pounds of hot dog products recalled for possible bone fragmentsis an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of d
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 12 days ago
is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202)... Read more
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NBC News
Caitlyn Jenner says she's met Education Department officialsafter our meeting today.Progress made! Roberts also flew to the capitol to mee
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
after our meeting today.Progress made! Roberts also flew to the capitol to meet with the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights in May, as part of a group presenting a white paper that outlined a suggested new policy regarding... Read more
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News 8000
DeVos faces backlash over sexual assault policiesfor Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
for Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by the Education Department's head for the Office of Civil Rights thrust the issue into the spotlight. The acting head of the Education Department's civil rights... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
DeVos faces backlash over sexual assault policiesfor Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 14 days ago
for Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by the Education Department's head for the Office of Civil Rights thrust the issue into the spotlight. The acting head of the Education Department's civil rights... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
DeVos faces backlash over sexual assault policiesfor Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 14 days ago
for Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by the Education Department's head for the Office of Civil Rights thrust the issue into the spotlight. The acting head of the Education Department's civil rights... Read more
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KECI Missoula
DeVos faces backlash over sexual assault policiesfor Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
for Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by the Education Department's head for the Office of Civil Rights thrust the issue into the spotlight. The acting head of the Education Department's civil rights... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
DeVos faces backlash over sexual assault policiesfor Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
for Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by the Education Department's head for the Office of Civil Rights thrust the issue into the spotlight. The acting head of the Education Department's civil rights... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
DeVos faces backlash over sexual assault policiesfor Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 14 days ago
for Men Carolinas would be present, but comments made to The New York Times by the Education Department's head for the Office of Civil Rights thrust the issue into the spotlight. The acting head of the Education Department's civil rights... Read more
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