Thursday, March 1, 2018
Title 9 issues at Berkeley despite Trump administration changes
The civil rights office reviewed UC Berkeley’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints from 2011 through 2014, and some from 2017. The office found that, though the campus has improved in some areas, it remained out of compliance with Title IX — the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination at schools that get federal funding — in key areas.
As part of a broad agreement with the federal office, the campus must revisit eight sexual misconduct cases it may have mishandled, and must tighten policies for educating students and employees on preventing sexual abuse...
Full story at https://www.sfchronicle.com/education/article/UC-Berkeley-mishandled-complaints-from-students-12718143.php