Federal Relations

May 6, 2020

Department of Education Releases Final Title IX Rule

Today the US Department of Education released its final rule under Title IX. The rule prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. An unofficial copy has been published here and the official version will be published in the Federal Register.

The rule will carry the force and effect of law as of August 14, 2020.

Here is an overview detailing major provisions.

Here is a document highlighting changes between the proposed and final rule.

For more detailed information, the Office for Civil Rights has published a webinar.