AG Grewal & Secretary Smith Ellis: New Jersey Takes a Leading Role in Opposing Rollbacks of Federal Rules that Protect Students from Sexual Violence and Harassment



TRENTON – Today, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis announced that New Jersey is opposing a proposal 通过 the U.S. Department of Education that would reduce federal law’s protections for students who have endured sexual violence and harassment.

Attorney General Grewal is among the leaders of a nineteen-state coalition of Attorneys General expressing “strong opposition” to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposal. The coalition, which Attorney General Grewal is leading with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, is urging the U.S. Department of Education to withdraw its proposal.