Section 504

Section 504 – Resources & Training

Source: http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/dse/504/   Section 504 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (34 C.F.R. Part 104) is a federal civil rights statute that assures individuals will not be discriminated against based on their disability. All school districts that receive federal funding are responsible for the implementation of this law. Section 504 protects a student with […]

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Dear Colleague Letter regarding the participation of students with disabilities in extracurricular athletics.

Jan. 25, 2013 –  the U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter regarding the participation of students with disabilities in extracurricular athletics. The Dear Colleague letter provides an overview of the obligations of public elementary and secondary schools under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504), and the Department’s Section 504 regulations; […]

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