OCR Policies & Procedures

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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School Discipline Guidance and Title IX Webinar

The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education, American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association, and American Association of University Women present: School Discipline Guidance and Title IX Webinar  Tuesday, April 1, 2014 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST  Click the link below to play it: https://aftevent.webex.com/aftevent/lsr.php?RCID=b6ec3a4ae8787e70fe949e55564b3eaf

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ADA and Service Animals

Source: http://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm   Service Animals The Department of Justice published revised final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for title II (State and local government services) and title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities) on September 15, 2010, in the Federal Register. These requirements, or rules, clarify and refine issues that have arisen over […]

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