The Biden-Harris Administration is dedicated to making sure all college students are assured an academic atmosphere free from discrimination on the premise of intercourse. To that finish, amending the Division of Training’s (Division’s) rules that implement Title IX of the Training Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is a high precedence to make sure full safety in opposition to intercourse discrimination for all college students in federally funded education schemes and actions.
The Title IX proposed rules that the Division launched in July 2022 are historic. They’d strengthen protections for college students who expertise sexual harassment and assault in school, and they might assist shield LGBTQI+ college students from discrimination. The Division obtained greater than 240,000 public feedback on the proposed rule – almost twice as many feedback because the Division obtained throughout its final rulemaking on Title IX.Fastidiously contemplating and reviewing these feedback takes time, and is crucial to making sure the ultimate rule is enduring. That’s the reason the Division is updating its Spring Unified Agenda to now mirror an anticipated date of October 2023 for the ultimate Title IX rule. As well as, the Division is updating its Spring Unified Agenda to mirror an anticipated date of October 2023 for its proposed Athletics regulation, which obtained over 150,000 feedback throughout its current public remark interval from April 12 – Could 15, 2023. The Division is at the moment reviewing every of those feedback, and is grateful for the in depth public participation and feedback obtained on this rulemaking course of.
You’ll be able to entry the July 2022 NPRM right here, view submitted feedback right here and discover a reality sheet concerning the July 2022 NPRM right here. You’ll be able to entry the Athletics NPRM right here, view submitted feedback right here, and discover a reality sheet concerning the Athletics NPRM right here.