Notice of Non-Discrimination

Inclusion of Boy Scouts of America in Nondiscrimination Statements

The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights in Washington has confirmed with me today that nondiscrimination statements (which must be in all official publications) must reference the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. This is for Local Education Agencies (LEAs – PK-12 schools and programs) and State Education Agencies, but not higher […]

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Notices of Non-Discrimination: posting in other languages

A school district must publish a notice that it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. The notice must also state that inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the Title IX coordinator or to OCR. The notice must be […]

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More on …Notice of Nondiscrimination

source: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201104.pdf   A) Notice of Nondiscrimination The Title IX regulations require that each recipient publish a notice of nondiscrimination stating that the recipient does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, and that Title IX requires it not to discriminate in such a manner.19 The notice must state that […]

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Nondiscrimination statements for adult education publications and post-secondary

I have received confirmation from both the Boston Office for Civil Rights and the Washington, DC Central Office of the USDOE/OCR on the issue of nondiscrimination statements for adult education publications. No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be […]

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Title IX & Bullying Information on Websites

I am coming across numerous situations in which people cannot find critical documents on school websites. The following should be easily found in a school website by typing the words in a “search box” on your site. Test your own site to see if you can find:   ·        “Title IX” ·        “sexual harassment” ·        […]

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