Notices from OCR

Protecting Civil Rights While Responding to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Statement by Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Eric S. Dreiband In light of the Public Health Emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice is issuing this statement to ensure that victims of illegal discrimination know where to turn when their civil rights are […]

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“How to File an OCR Complaint”

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OCR 100: An Introduction to Federal Civil Rights Protections in Education

The Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) Center for Outreach, Prevention, Education, and Non-discrimination (OPEN Center) today launched a short webinar entitled “OCR 100: An Introduction to Federal Civil Rights Protections in Education.” In addition to providing a general introduction to OCR, the webinar describes the six federal civil rights laws enforced by OCR, provides examples of […]

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OCR Short Webinar on Sexual Violence in Public Schools Unlisted

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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 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said when she rescinded Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault that her department would […]

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