‘Civil rights’ roll back? Or common sense? | Joanne

The Trump administration is rolling back civil rights efforts, according to ProPublica.

A leaked memo reveals that the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) plans to change the Obama-era policy on investigating complaints.

Charges of sexual assault and harassment will be the most affected by OCR’s new policy, writes R. Shep Melnick, a Boston College professor and author of the forthcoming book, The Transformation of Title IX.  What’s being rolled back, he writes, is an aggressive strategy to force compliance with “legally questionable” OCR dictates.

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