Former education secretary Betsy DeVos put a new system into place mandating due process rights for individuals accused of harassment or assault.
The reaction to DeVos’s resignation underscores how her critics have taken a torch to the basic standards of public discourse and democratic civility.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao submitted her resignation earlier on Thursday.
In an interview, the outgoing secretary of education reflects on her tenure, her critics, and the future of school choice.
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.
The campus sexual assault rule will take effect on Friday after a federal judge dismissed an attempt from several state attorneys general to block it.
“Nothing would cause me greater sadness than to see any school district or school use our guidance as a reason not to reopen,” Redfield said.
The president also criticized the CDC's “very tough & expensive guidelines” for opening schools, saying he disagrees with the rules.