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||Biden to nominate Lhamon to lead the DoE's Office for Civil Rights
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President Joe Biden plans to nominate Catherine Lhamon to lead the Department of Education's (DoE's) Office for Civil Rights, NBC News reported.
If confirmed, Lhamon would have a highly visible role in determining how the federal government addresses LGBTQ rights, sexual misconduct and racial discrimination in the nation's K-12 schools and colleges.
Lhamon, a former American Civil Liberties Union attorney, is currently a domestic policy adviser at the White House, focusing on racial justice issues, and was chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights during 2017-21.
She led the DoE's Office of Civil Rights from 2013 to 2017, when the Obama administration emphasized tackling sexual assault on college campuses.
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