U.S. Division of Schooling Holds Penn State Accountable for its Failure to Shield College students from Sexual Misconduct, Requires Main Overhaul of Title IX Procedures Following Compliance Evaluation

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Schooling Betsy DeVos introduced right now that the Workplace for Civil Rights (OCR) is requiring main adjustments at Pennsylvania State College after discovering that the varsity failed to guard college students and deal with their complaints of sexual abuse within the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The prior administration did not resolve the investigation, which opened in early 2014.  “As I’ve mentioned earlier than, ‘justice delayed is justice denied,’ and for too lengthy the scholars of Penn State have been denied justice,” mentioned Secretary…

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U.S. to Maintain Tech Corporations Accountable for Unfold of Little one Intercourse Abuse Imagery

Laws introduced on Thursday aimed toward curbing the unfold of on-line youngster sexual abuse imagery would take the extraordinary step of eradicating authorized protections for tech firms that fail to police the unlawful content material. A separate, worldwide initiative that was additionally introduced takes a softer method, getting the trade to voluntarily embrace requirements for combating the fabric. The 2 measures come as tech firms proceed to detect an explosion of abusive content on their platforms, and amid complaints that neither Congress nor the businesses have been aggressive sufficient in…

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