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Foxx Statement on the Department of Education’s Proposed Title IX Regulations

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement upon the announcement of the Department of Education’s proposed Title IX regulations:

“We have an obligation to do all we can to prevent sexual assault and hold perpetrators accountable. The Obama administration did serious damage with its arbitrary Title IX guidance. Today’s announcement that the Department of Education has begun the open, formal process of bringing policy into line with the law – interpreted by the Supreme Court and written by Congress – is welcome news. The Committee on Education and the Workforce has worked diligently during this Congress to address sexual assault on college campuses in a manner that ensures a prompt, impartial, and fair treatment of the survivor and the accused. Today’s step toward creating reliable and fair procedures for addressing sexual discrimination, harassment, and assault for individuals at every level of education is both necessary and crucial.”

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