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Dear Colleague Letter and Resource Guide on Students with ADHD (Jul 26, 2016)
The guidance provides a broad overview of Section 504 and school districts? obligations to students with ADHD, including appropriately evaluating and providing services to such students, and ensuring due process. In addition, the Department also released a Know Your Rights document that provides a brief overview of the guidanc
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Title IX and Sex Discrimination (Apr 30, 2015)
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance.
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English Learners (EL) DCL (Jan 07, 2015)
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have issued joint guidance to remind state education agencies (SEAs), public school districts, and public schools of their legal obligation to ensure that EL students can participate meaningfully and equally in educational programs.
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Guidance on Protecting Civil Rights in Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities (Dec 08, 2014)
"Dear Colleague" letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon and Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, Vanita Gupta, U.S. Department of Justice, concerning the applicability of Federal civil rights laws to juvenile justice residential facilities.
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Guidance to Ensure All Students Have Equal Access to Educational Resources (Oct 01, 2014)
"Dear Colleague" letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon about ensuring students have equal access to educational resources without regard to race, color, or national origin. The guidance, fact sheet, and resources for technical assistance are also available on the Resource Comparability Materials homepage.
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OSEP policy documents disproportionality based on race and ethnicity in the identification, placement, and discipline of children with disabilities. (Jun 19, 2014)
OSEP policy documents disproportionality based on race and ethnicity in the identification, placement, and discipline of children with disabilities.
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UNOFFICIAL COPY of the U.S. Department of Education (Department)Request for Information on Addressing Significant Disproportionality under Section 618(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (MS Word) (Jun 17, 2014)
UNOFFICIAL COPY of the U.S. Department of Education (Department)Request for Information on Addressing Significant Disproportionality under Section 618(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (MS Word)
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UNOFFICIAL COPY of the U.S. Department of Education (Department)Request for Information on Addressing Significant Disproportionality under Section 618(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (PDF) (Jun 17, 2014)
UNOFFICIAL COPY of the U.S. Department of Education (Department)Request for Information on Addressing Significant Disproportionality under Section 618(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (PDF)
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and United States Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez (PDF) (Dec 02, 2011)
The United States Department of Education (ED) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) (collectively, the Departments) are issuing this guidance to explain how, consistent with existing law, elementary and secondary and postsecondary education schools can voluntarily consider race to further compelling interests in achieving diversity and avoiding racial isolation.
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Guidance PSE from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and United States Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez (PDF) (Dec 02, 2011)
The United States Department of Education (ED) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) (collectively, the Departments) are issuing this guidance to explain how, consistent with existing law, postsecondary education schools can voluntarily consider race to further compelling interests in achieving diversity and avoiding racial isolation.
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