DeVos Proposes Changes To The Way Colleges Handle Complaints Of Sexual Misconduct | NBC Nightly News

DeVos Proposes Changes To The Way Colleges Handle Complaints Of Sexual Misconduct | NBC Nightly News

August 22, 2019 8 By Stanley Isaacs


BUT IN THE ERA OF ME TOO THE PROPOSAL HAS SPARKED A BACKLASH. TOO THE PROPOSAL HAS SPARKED A BACKLASH. HERE IS NBC’S ANN SPARKED A BACKLASH. HERE IS NBC’S ANN THOMPSON. HERE IS NBC’S ANN THOMPSON.>>Reporter: TONIGHT, THOMPSON.>>Reporter: TONIGHT, EDUCATION SECRETARY>>Reporter: TONIGHT, EDUCATION SECRETARY BETSEY DeVOSS EDUCATION SECRETARY BETSEY DeVOSS ANNOUNCING THE BETSEY DeVOSS ANNOUNCING THE SWEEPING CHANGES ON ANNOUNCING THE SWEEPING CHANGES ON CAMPUS, INCLUDING SWEEPING CHANGES ON CAMPUS, INCLUDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT TO CAMPUS, INCLUDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT TO CONDUCT SO SEVERE, SEXUAL HARASSMENT TO CONDUCT SO SEVERE, PERVASIVE AND CONDUCT SO SEVERE, PERVASIVE AND OBJECTIVELY OFFENSIVE PERVASIVE AND OBJECTIVELY OFFENSIVE IT DENIES EQUAL ACCESS OBJECTIVELY OFFENSIVE IT DENIES EQUAL ACCESS TO EDUCATION. IT DENIES EQUAL ACCESS TO EDUCATION. REQUIRES SCHOOLS TO TO EDUCATION. REQUIRES SCHOOLS TO INVESTIGATE EVERY REQUIRES SCHOOLS TO INVESTIGATE EVERY FORMAL COMPLAINT BUT INVESTIGATE EVERY FORMAL COMPLAINT BUT ONLY IF THE INCIDENT FORMAL COMPLAINT BUT ONLY IF THE INCIDENT OCCURS ON CAMPUS OR AT ONLY IF THE INCIDENT OCCURS ON CAMPUS OR AT A SCHOOL PROGRAM AND OCCURS ON CAMPUS OR AT A SCHOOL PROGRAM AND GIVING BOTH THE VICTIM A SCHOOL PROGRAM AND GIVING BOTH THE VICTIM AND THE ACCUSED THE GIVING BOTH THE VICTIM AND THE ACCUSED THE RIGHT OF CROSS AND THE ACCUSED THE RIGHT OF CROSS EXAMINATION AT SCHOOL RIGHT OF CROSS EXAMINATION AT SCHOOL HEARINGS. EXAMINATION AT SCHOOL HEARINGS. AS A SURVIVOR, JESS HEARINGS. AS A SURVIVOR, JESS DAVISON IS OUTRAGED. AS A SURVIVOR, JESS DAVISON IS OUTRAGED.>>THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE DAVISON IS OUTRAGED.>>THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE ATTACK UNSURE VIERON OUR SURVIV>>THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE ATTACK UNSURE VIERON OUR SURVIV RIGHTS. ATTACK UNSURE VIERON OUR SURVIV RIGHTS.>>Reporter: THE TRUMP RIGHTS.>>Reporter: THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FEELS>>Reporter: THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FEELS IT ENSURES FAIRNESS ADMINISTRATION FEELS IT ENSURES FAIRNESS FOR BOTH SIDES. IT ENSURES FAIRNESS FOR BOTH SIDES. HERE IS THE PRESIDENT FOR BOTH SIDES. HERE IS THE PRESIDENT AFTER THE BRETT HERE IS THE PRESIDENT AFTER THE BRETT KAVANAUGH HEARINGS AFTER THE BRETT KAVANAUGH HEARINGS WHERE THE JUSTICE WAS KAVANAUGH HEARINGS WHERE THE JUSTICE WAS ACCUSED OF ASSAULT WHERE THE JUSTICE WAS ACCUSED OF ASSAULT WHEN BOTH HE AND THE ACCUSED OF ASSAULT WHEN BOTH HE AND THE ACCUSER WERE IN HIGH WHEN BOTH HE AND THE ACCUSER WERE IN HIGH SCHOOL. ACCUSER WERE IN HIGH SCHOOL.>>IT’S A VERY SCARY SCHOOL.>>IT’S A VERY SCARY TIME FOR YOUNG MEN IN>>IT’S A VERY SCARY TIME FOR YOUNG MEN IN AMERICA. TIME FOR YOUNG MEN IN AMERICA.>>Reporter: SINCE AMERICA.>>Reporter: SINCE 2011201>>Reporter: SINCE 2011201 1 2011201 1 2011 1 2011 2011, MORE THAN 350 2011 2011, MORE THAN 350 STUDENTS CLAIMED THEY 2011, MORE THAN 350 STUDENTS CLAIMED THEY WERE DENIED A FAIR STUDENTS CLAIMED THEY WERE DENIED A FAIR PROCESS. WERE DENIED A FAIR PROCESS.>>I THINK BY PROCESS.>>I THINK BY AFFORDING STUDENT AS>>I THINK BY AFFORDING STUDENT AS FAIR PROCESS, IT AFFORDING STUDENT AS FAIR PROCESS, IT PROTECTS NOT ONLY THE FAIR PROCESS, IT PROTECTS NOT ONLY THE DUE PROCESS RIGHTS OF PROTECTS NOT ONLY THE DUE PROCESS RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED BY THE DUE PROCESS RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED BY THE INTEGRITY OF THE THE ACCUSED BY THE INTEGRITY OF THE PROCESS AS A WHILE. INTEGRITY OF THE PROCESS AS A WHILE.>>Reporter: TRYING TO PROCESS AS A WHILE.>>Reporter: TRYING TO ENSURE JUSTICE IS>>Reporter: TRYING TO ENSURE JUSTICE IS EQUALLY APPLYIED ON ENSURE JUSTICE IS EQUALLY APPLYIED ON CAMPUS. EQUALLY APPLYIED ON CAMPUS. LESTER, THERE IS CAMPUS. LESTER, THERE IS ANOTHER CHANGE. LESTER, THERE IS ANOTHER CHANGE. THE OBAMA ANOTHER CHANGE. THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION STANDARDS WERE ADMINISTRATION STANDARDS WERE GUIDELINES AND NOW