Proposed Rules Would Reduce Sexual Misconduct Inquiries, Education Dept. Estimates

Victims rights advocates said the proposed regulations ignored the most significant cost. “It strikes me that one thing that’s not included in the cost is the one in five women dropping out of school because their school won’t investigate their complaints of sexual violence, and that is a cost that affects everybody,” said Adaku Onyeka-Crawford, senior counsel for education at the National Women’s Law Center.