Dear Colleague Letter from July 2014: VAWA Amendments to Clery

US Department of Education Building

On July 14, 2014, The U.S. Department of Education released its clarification on “the implementation of changes to the Jeanne Clery Act made through the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)”. The Clery Center offered highlights of areas that will change through the Reauthorization Act. The letter requests a “good faith effort” to:

  1. Implement and organize procedures following an incident of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault,or Stalking
  2. Have Options and Accommodations for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking
  3. It published 2013 Statistics for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking
  4. It suggests Training Using Draft Regulations (Not Statutory Language)

To read the letter, click on view resource below.

 

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