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Students silently protest DeVos at Harvard

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 01:13

During a speech by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, students at Harvard University silently protested by raising fists and holding signs. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) During a speech by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday, students at Harvard University silently protested by raising fists and holding signs. The students were protesting DeVos' decision to reverse Obama-era guidelines on how colleges should handle sexual assault allegations that it said treated the accused unfairly. DeVos has said the guidelines established under former Democratic President Barack Obama, under the Title IX U.S. education equality rules, led to too many students being falsely charged, and that schools were scared of being accused of ignoring accusations.

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Students silently protest DeVos at Harvard

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 01:13