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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 releases new report on its work over the past four years

Yesterday the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a report documenting its work over the past four years. Here is a link to the press release about the report: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-educations-office-civil-rights-releases-four-year-report-civil-rig If you want to skip the press release and go straight to the report, here’s the link to the actual report: […]

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AAUW is proud to host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for our “tweet-up” (a meet-up on Twitter) this Friday, January 6, at 4 p.m. EST.

To kick off 2012 and recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX this year, AAUW is proud to host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for our “tweet-up” (a meet-up on Twitter) this Friday, January 6, at 4 p.m. EST. Though best known for creating opportunities for women and girls in athletics, Title IX affects all […]

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In Their Own Words: Underenforcement Threatens Continued Vitality of Title IX

In Their Own Words: Underenforcement Threatens Continued Vitality of Title IX CR-CL Amicus Online Today’s post discusses the effects of the ongoing underenforcement of Title IX. On the eve of Title IX’s fortieth anniversary, news of the federal government’s failure to meaningfully enforce the law’s provisions is troubling. …….read more

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