Baylor University

Don't open door to sexual assault on campus

Don't open door to sexual assault on campus

Earlier this summer, a woman named Candice Jackson remarked to a New York Times reporter that she believed that 90 percent of accusations of sexual assault on campus were the result of a “we were both drunk” scenario. She later apologized at this appalling remark and said she was being flippant when she said it. But here’s the detail that readers ought not to miss: She continues to be employed as the head of the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division and thus is responsible for investigating such incidents.

That’s not a good sign. So it’s understandable that last week’s announcement by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that she intends to rewrite Obama administration era...

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