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What Does Higher Ed Have to Say About the Proposed Title IX Rules?

The Education Department’s proposed regulations on Title IX, the federal gender-equity law, would provide colleges with some long-sought flexibility when responding to sexual-misconduct reports — but would make campus disciplinary proceedings far too legalistic and burdensome.

That’s according to the public comments, compiled in a 33-page letter, submitted to the Department of Education on Wednesday by the American Council on Education, higher education’s biggest lobbying arm. Sixty other associations signed onto the letter.