WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department's civil rights chief apologized anew Thursday, this time to victims of campus sexual assault, for her "flippant" remarks attributing 90 percent of such claims to both parties being drunk, one participant in the meeting said. The apology by Candice Jackson, acting assistant secretary for civil rights, came amid a series of meetings that her boss, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, is holding to examine the impact of President Barack Obama's crackdown on campus sexual violence. "As much as I appreciate apologies, which are difficult, unfortunately, there's no way to take it back. It's out there," said Fatima Goss Graves, president of the National Women's Law Center, who attended the meeting and said...
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Education Official Apologizes Anew, This Time to Victims