Biden’s Pledge to Repeal DeVos’s Title IX Fix Is Misguided and Hypocritical

President-elect Joe Biden delivers a pre-Thanksgiving speech at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Del., November 25, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters)
If due process and the presumption of innocence are good enough for the president-elect, surely they’re good enough for America’s colleges and universities.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE G iven the likelihood that it’ll be difficult for the Biden administration to move big-ticket items on Capitol Hill, progressives are eagerly searching for ways that the president-elect can unilaterally change policy. Vox, for example, has sketched “10 Enormously Consequential Things Biden Can Do Without the Senate.” One Guardian op-ed offered the fetching headline, “Here Are 277 Policies That Biden Can Enact on Day One — Without Congress.”

While they couldn’t quite get to 277, the American Council on Education and the various outfits that constitute the higher-education blob recently joined with the progressive base to urge a series of education-specific executive

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