Many universities say they are seeing an increase in Title IX complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Title IX was passed as part of the Educational Amendments of 1972, meant to prohibit sexual discrimination or inequality in education programs or activities. The #MeToo movement has helped bring justice to many victims but has also raised concerns about the rights of the accused. Education Sec. Betsy DeVos says she is concerned about the same balance in schools – justice for victims while protecting due process rights. But could a shift in policy once again discourage sexual assault victims from coming forward? Soledad O’Brien sits down with Debora Osgood, an expert in civil rights in education, to discuss.

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