DeVos Says Department of Education Will “Replace the Current Approach” to Sexual Misconduct at Schools

From the Women’s Law Project ( The Department of Education will “replace the current approach” to addressing sexual misconduct at schools that receive federal funding, according to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. In recent remarks, DeVos repeatedly stated that “the current … Continued

DeVos Will Roll Back Obama-Era Protections for Victims of Campus Sexual Assault

Published on Friday, September 08, 2017 by Diane Ravitch’s Blog “Her stance seems likely to discourage rape victims from coming forward, since doing so is already hazardous and puts them at risk of ostracism.” By Diane Ravitch “Given that she … Continued

What is the Economic Cost of Violence Against Women?

From the Women’s Law Project ( We already know that violence against women—including rape, domestic violence, harassment and stalking—can have profound physical, psychological and emotional effects on survivors. A consequence of sexual assault that is less discussed is the economic … Continued

Rethinking Workforce Training for Low-Income Moms

Posted at By Carol Burnett August 11, 2017 Editor’s note: This post was written by Carol Burnett, the founder and executive director of the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative, a nonprofit that has been a champion for affordable child care … Continued

Speak Up to Support Vulnerable Families

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children ( In less than 60 days, the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program will expire if Congress doesn’t act to extend this vital program. MIECHV provides funding for states to develop and … Continued

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