OCR Policies & Procedures

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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OCR Issues New Case Processing Manual – Effective March 5, 2018

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS CASE PROCESSING MANUAL (CPM) EFFECTIVE DATE: MARCH 5, 2018 https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/ocrcpm.pdf  

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Civil Rights Reports Spotlight Eight Years of Accomplishments, Lingering Challenges

Protecting our students’ civil rights is fundamental to ensuring they receive a high-quality education. Two reports released today spotlight the challenges and achievements of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR).   read more: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/civil-rights-reports-spotlight-eight-years-accomplishments-lingering-challenges?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

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OCR released Q&A guidance on the strict criteria needed to justify single sex education under Title IX and the U.S. Constitution.

Questions and Answers on Title IX and Single-Sex Elementary and Secondary Classes and Extracurricular Activities∗

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OCR issued Questions and Answers on single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities

Note: Today, OCR issued Questions and Answers on single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities.  The link is http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/faqs-title-ix-single-sex-201412.pdf.  These Questions and Answers address the legal requirements under the Department’s Title IX regulations governing single-sex elementary and secondary classes and extracurricular activities.     From: U.S. Department of Education [mailto:ed.gov@public.govdelivery.com] Sent: Monday, December 01, 2014 9:17 […]

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