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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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Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students (May 13, 2016)
Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students dated May 13, 2016. Schools across the country strive to create and sustain inclusive, supportive, safe, and nondiscriminatory communities for all students. In recent years, we have received an increasing number of questions from parents, teachers, principals, and school superintendents about civil rights protections for transgender students.
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Race and National Origin Discrimination (Oct 15, 2015)
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities operated by recipients of federal funds.
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Sex Discrimination (Oct 15, 2015)
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by recipients of federal funds, including colleges, universities, and public school districts.
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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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Dear Colleague Letter on Title IX Coordinators (Apr 24, 2015)
The "Dear Colleague" letter is accompanied by a letter to Title IX coordinators that provides them with more information about their role and a Title IX resource guide that includes an overview of Title IX?s requirements with respect to several key issues
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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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Dear Colleague Letter on Bullying of Students with Disabilities (Oct 21, 2014)
"Dear Colleague" concerning the obligation of elementary and secondary schools to respond to the bullying of students with disabilities, including those students who are not eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act but are entitled to services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
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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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Policy Update on Schools' Obligations Toward National Origin Minority Students With Limited-English Proficiency (LEP students) (Nov 04, 2003)
This September 27, 1991 policy update is primarily designed for use in conducting compliance reviews designed to determine whether schools are complying with their obligation under the regulation implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide any alternative language programs necessary to ensure that LEP students have meaningful access to the schools' programs.
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DHEW Memo Regarding Language Minority Children (Nov 04, 2003)
This May 25, 1970 Memorandum establishes policy on issues concerning the responsibility of school districts to provide equal educational opportunity to national origin minority group children deficient in English language skills.
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OCR Policy Regarding the Treatment of National Origin Minority Students Who Are Limited English Proficient (Nov 04, 2003)
This December 3, 1985 policy memorandum, reissued April 6, 1990, provides a description of the procedures followed by OCR in making determinations of compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as regards the treatment of national origin minority students with limited-English proficiency (language minority students) enrolled in educational programs that receive Federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.
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Secretary Paige Letter re: Harassment Against Muslim and Arab Students (Nov 21, 2001)
"Dear Colleague" letter from Secretary Paige cautioning recipients of legal responsibilities relative to the harassment of students because of their national origin.
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Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance (Jan 19, 2001)
Revised Sexual harassment of students is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 under the circumstances described in the Guidance.
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The Provision of an Equal Education Opportunity to Limited-English Proficient Students (Jul 25, 2000)
Title VI regulatory requirements have been interpreted to prohibit denial of equal access to education because of a student's limited proficiency in English.
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Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Lead Agency Status for Elementary and Secondary Schools (Jul 25, 2000)
Announcement of Title VI Lead Agency Status for Elementary and Secondary Schools and Institutions of Higher Education.
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Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs (Jul 25, 2000)
Federal Register Notice, February 23, 1994. Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Sexual Harassment Guidance (Jul 25, 2000)
Sexual harassment of students is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 under the circumstances described in the Guidance.
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Sexual Harassment Guidance 1997 (Jul 25, 2000)
Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations, no individual may be discriminated against on the basis of sex in any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
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Memoranda on Schools' Obligations Toward National Origin Minority Students Who are Limited-English Proficient (LEP) (Jul 25, 2000)
OCR Memoranda on Schools' Obligations Toward National Origin Minority Students Who are Limited-English Proficient (LEP).
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Report on Nonpublic Schools Participating in Federal Programs (Jul 25, 2000)
Report in response to questions concerning the participation by children enrolled in a nonpublic school in federally assisted programs administered by a public school.
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Identification of Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of National Origin (Jul 25, 2000)
Memorandum clarifying policy on issues concerning the responsibility of school districts to provide equal educational opportunity to national origin-minority group children deficient in English language skills.
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Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Higher Education Desegregation (Jul 25, 2000)
This pamphlet provides an overview of the historic role, accomplishments, and challenges which face HBCUs as they carry out their unique mission.
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Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices in Education (Jul 25, 2000)
Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices in Education.
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