Dangerous changes coming for Title IX

OPINION:
The Biden administration wants to force universities to change how they handle sexual assault claims on campuses. Unfortunately, the changes would deny accused students their basic rights.
We’ve been here before, during the Obama era. It didn’t work then, and it won’t work now.
Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments was enacted nearly 50 years ago. It makes it illegal for any educational institution receiving federal funds to discriminate on the basis of sex.

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De Blasio’s Lousy New York Shows Why Biden’s Presidency Is Flailing

The Democrats have plenty of reason to fear a blow-out in next year’s midterms. Their defeats up and down the ballot in Virginia were no one-off. A red wave also swept over Long Island, just to the east of New York City. There, Republicans recaptured the Nassau County executive slot and district attorney’s office and unseated the incumbent Suffolk County DA. With polls showing Republicans favored by an unprecedented 10 points on the generic congressional ballot, there’s no question that the suburbs are back in play without Trump on the ballot.

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Townsend Harris HS journalists call out NYC DOE for ‘broken’ policies on sexual predators

Ryan Eng, Julia Maciejak, and Jasmine Palma are seniors at Townsend Harris HS in Queens and editors-in-chief of The Classic, a student-run newspaper that publishes Monday to Friday without censorship. The Classic has covered many controversial issues, and has run a series of articles on teacher sexual misconduct.
Last spring, we got a phone call that rattled us: A Townsend Harris graduate described the pain she still felt years after graduation because she was “groomed by a predator” — one of her teachers who showered her with gifts, alcohol and intimate text messages.

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Townsend Harris HS journalists call out NYC DOE for ‘broken’ policies on sexual predators

Ryan Eng, Julia Maciejak, and Jasmine Palma are seniors at Townsend Harris HS in Queens and editors-in-chief of The Classic, a student-run newspaper that publishes Monday to Friday without censorship. The Classic has covered many controversial issues, and has run a series of articles on teacher sexual misconduct.
Last spring, we got a phone call that rattled us: A Townsend Harris graduate described the pain she still felt years after graduation because she was “groomed by a predator” — one of her teachers who showered her with gifts, alcohol and intimate text messages.

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Townsend Harris HS journalists call out NYC DOE for ‘broken’ policies on sexual predators

Ryan Eng, Julia Maciejak, and Jasmine Palma are seniors at Townsend Harris HS in Queens and editors-in-chief of The Classic, a student-run newspaper that publishes Monday to Friday without censorship. The Classic has covered many controversial issues, and has run a series of articles on teacher sexual misconduct.
Last spring, we got a phone call that rattled us: A Townsend Harris graduate described the pain she still felt years after graduation because she was “groomed by a predator” — one of her teachers who showered her with gifts, alcohol and intimate text messages.

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7 things Eric Adams must do the minute he’s sworn in as NYC mayor

As Eric Adams rides to the mayoralty on a wave of unprecedented good will and high expectations, he would do well to heed my 100 percent infallible advice. For one, he should avoid statements like this:
“On Jan. 1, I will multiply the number of carriage horses in the city and give them their own dedicated lanes on the avenues.”
Ha! It’s unlikely he’d say that, but my point is: Mr. Mayor, don’t make promises you can’t keep. Bill de Blasio’s pledge to ban the horses on “Day One” blew up in his face.

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Illinois Association Of School Boards Ends Membership With NSBA

The Illinois Association of School Boards voted during a Thursday meeting to end its membership with the National School Boards Association, effective immediately.
“The decision follows previous attempts by IASB to initiate changes to the governance structure, transparency, and financial oversight of the national association,” the Illinois group said in a press release, adding that although states depend on a healthy national association, the “IASB no longer believes that NSBA can fill this important role.

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Illinois Association Of School Boards Ends Membership With NSBA

The Illinois Association of School Boards voted during a Thursday meeting to end its membership with the National School Boards Association, effective immediately.
“The decision follows previous attempts by IASB to initiate changes to the governance structure, transparency, and financial oversight of the national association,” the Illinois group said in a press release, adding that although states depend on a healthy national association, the “IASB no longer believes that NSBA can fill this important role.

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How Biden Can Protect Students From Predatory For-Profit Colleges

The Revolving Door Project, a Prospect partner, scrutinizes the executive branch and presidential power. Follow them at therevolvingdoorproject.org.
The Biden administration inherited a morass of understaffed and undermined federal agencies, weakened by the Trump administration. It makes sense that building back the government’s capacity would be an uphill battle for the Biden administration, with so many years of policymaking undermined by his predecessor.

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A CRT Skunk by Any Other Name Still Smells Putrid

Should critical race theory be banned in public schools? That’s a moot question according to MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace, who says “that’s like banning ghosts.” She’s listening to dissemblers like Virginia’s defeated gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, who asserted boldly, and incorrectly, that CRT has “never been taught in Virginia.”
McAuliffe evidently forgot that the Virginia Department of Education encouraged schools to “embrace Critical Race Theory” when he was governor in order to “re-engineer attitudes and belief systems.

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