On June 23, 2022, fifty years to the day after President Nixon signed Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Dr. Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s Secretary of Education, announced the much-anticipated 2022 Title IX Regulations, the fulfillment of Biden’s March 8, 2020 Executive Order guaranteeing an educational environment free from sex discrimination for all students.
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As COVID-19 vaccines become available, there are questions about whether schools can make it mandatory for their students or staff to get vaccinated.
A strict separation of perpetrator and victim is now required under the law, not only by classroom, but throughout the school day, including extracurricular activities.
Contrary to the former Dear Colleague Letters issued by OCR, which were considered to be “significant guidance” only, the new regulations will carry the force of law. According to the Rule, schools must comply with the new rule by August 14, 2020, less than two months from now. All personnel must also be trained, and signage must publish the new policies and procedures.
These new rules, ACLU contends, will make it easier for colleges and universities to ignore allegations of sexual harassment and assault. The new rules to which ACLU specifically objects start with the definition of sexual harassment to which an institution must respond.
Contrary to the former Dear Colleague Letters issued by OCR, which were considered by the Office for Management and Budget to be “significant guidance,” the new rules will carry the force of law.