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Other Federal Civil Rights Offices

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Home Page
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Civil Rights Division
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Civil Rights Office
Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Rights Office
U.S. Department of Transportation, Civil Rights Office
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Fair Housing Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Labor, Civil Rights Enforcement for Department of Labor Grant Recipients

Other U. S. Department of Education Resources

U.S. Department of Education (ED) Home Page
Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Additional Resources

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Document Center
Federal Register Online

Fed Law: Civil Rights
The Women's Educational Equity Act (WEE-A) Program
Diversity Web

Kids Resources

The Kids.gov: Official Kid’s Portal for the U.S. Government.  Find links to government and other kids’ sites.

The National Civil Rights Museum Virtual Tour: Civil rights movement from "Brown is Board of Education of Topeka" to current events such as "The Struggle continues". Information about civil rights heroes and heroines.

The America Reads Challenge: Read about the campaign that challenge every American to help all our children learn to read.

The NCES Classroom: Find out about education information and activities for students

Gear Up: College information and resources to help low-income students enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Jobs for Kids Who Like... This is a really cool page that lets you match your interests with possible careers. Sponsored by the Department of Labor.

Explorer’s Club: Lots of interesting things about recycling, plants and animals, air pollution, and the environment. Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency.

FE-MA Kids: Floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, wild-fires...got your attention? Check out this site! Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Forest Service Kids: The Forest Service is committed to connecting kids with nature and the outdoors by providing students, parents and teachers with youth-oriented information and resources related to natural resources and the environment.

The White House for Kids: Who would not want a tour of the White House led by Socks, the Cat? Wonder if Socks will introduce you to Buddy, the dog? Sponsored by the White House.

Celebrating America’s Freedoms: Fun facts about how our Nation’s flag got the nickname "Old Glory," how the words in the Pledge of Allegiance have changed through the years, and why we hear "Taps" played at memorial services. Sponsored by the Veterans Administration.

Treasury’s Kids Zone: OK - here’s something we all want to know about: money! Find out about savings bonds, learn about how money is made, and even meet some of the dogs who help in drug enforcement. Sponsored by the Treasury Department.

Social Security Kids Stuff: You have heard of "social security" - right? This web site explains how it works. Sponsored by the Social Security Administration.

NASA’s Multimedia Gallery : This is a great collection of photos, videos, and information about our space program. Sponsored by NASA.

Kids Links: You can ask a scientist or engineer your science questions...like how fast do butterflies fly? And how can you tell the age of a tree? Sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Kids Page: Students can learn about, Ocean Energy, Ocean’s Sand, and types of Energy and much more.  Sponsored by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement.

FBI’s Kids Page (Kindergarten to 5th Grade: Find out about fingerprints and lie detectors and DNA testing. Sponsored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

FBI's Youth Page: Orientation for youth grades 6 to 12 to the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Kids’ Page: Find out why laughing is good for you. Games and puzzles and information about environmental health. Don’t know what that is? Then visit this site! Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Learning Web: Take an electronic field trip of Glacier National Park. See maps of the world. Monitor active volcanos. Sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Air Force Link Junior: Grab your security badge and meet Steve Canyon, Air Force hero! Or send a friend an Air Force post card. Sponsored by the U.S. Air Force.

Planet Youth: Meet Native American artists and learn about Native American customs. Sponsored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Just for Kids and Teachers: Visit the Maritime Administration's Video Theater to see the Ready Reserve Force and America's Marine Transportation System in action and learn about the Adopt-A-Ship program sponsored by The Propeller Club of the United States.  Sponsored by the Maritime Administration.

Kids’ Corner: Join the Polar Star ice breaker or read Snoopy’s safe boating tips. It’s all fun! Sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard.

The National Zoo: Meet new zoo babies, play games, and see pictures of animals. Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution.

Online Exhibit Hall: See the police plotter showing the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. See pictures of some of the gifts that our Presidents have received. Sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Arts edge: You will have a great time looking at the art of students all over the world. Or you can read stories and visit lots of arts-related web sites. Sponsored by the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.

Digital Diplomacy for Students: Learn about the U.S. State Department. See some of the art that’s on display at U.S. embassies around the world. Sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

Interesting Facts from NOAA: Do you know what to do if a storm approaches? Do you know what fish is the largest? Do you know what radiation is? You will learn all this, and more, at this site. Sponsored by the Department of Commerce.

Star Child: If you have ever wanted to be an astronaut, definitely check this out! You will learn about the solar system, the universe, and (ta-da!) space stuff. Sponsored by NASA.

Hey Kids!: Ever hear your folks tell you, "better safe than sorry?" Well, this site tells you how to be safe. It talks about wearing bike helmets, making sure you have safety gear when you use your in- line skates, and how to prevent skate board injuries. Sponsored by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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