Civil Rights

Methods of Administration (MOA)

  The purpose of the Methods of Administration (MOA) program is to ensure that all students, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability, have equal access to high-quality career and technical education programs.  Through its Methods of Administration authority, OCR oversees the civil rights compliance programs of state agencies that administer career and […]

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Attorney Expresses Concern Over Possible Title IX Changes

Source: http://www.wkar.org/post/attorney-expresses-concern-over-possible-title-ix-changes#stream/0 Attorney Expresses Concern Over Possible Title IX Changes By SCOTT POHL • 19 HOURS AGO All Things Considered on 90.5 WKAR Morning Edition on 90.5 WKAR NCHERM Group attorney Anna Oppenheim COURTESY PHOTO Possible changes to how American colleges handle allegations of sexual misconduct are being considered by the Trump administration, and advocates worry about the potential […]

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Navigating the Evolving Field of Transgender Rights in Independent Schools (Part I)

Transgender rights are an evolving area of the law, where case law decisions are inconsistent at best. But one thing is clear—failing to proactively develop polices will create uncertainty and require unnecessary time and energy when questions ultimately arise. By Justin G. Weber and Brian H. Callaway | August 03, 2018 at 05:00 PM Brian Callaway, left, and […]

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Navigating the Evolving Field of Transgender Rights in Independent Schools: Part II

Private schools across the country continue to grapple with how to properly educate all students in light of still-developing issues regarding transgender rights, as well as continuing legal uncertainty about those rights. By Justin G. Weber and Brian H. Callaway | August 22, 2018 at 03:56 PM Brian H. Callaway, left, and Justin G. Weber, right, of Pepper […]

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Feds Aim for Fall Release of Campus Sexual Misconduct Rule

Source: https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2018/05/11/feds-aim-fall-release-campus-sexual-misconduct-rule?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=6f6e6b0d05-DNU20180111&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fc By Andrew Kreighbaum   May 11, 2018 The Department of Education plans to issue a draft regulation in September governing colleges’ handling of campus sexual misconduct, according to an update of the Trump administration’s federal regulatory agenda this week. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said when she rescinded Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault that her department would […]

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