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School Climate and Discipline (Aug 04, 2016)
Information about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, including guidance for schools
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School Climate and Discipline: Know the Law (Jul 18, 2016)
Information about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, including guidance for schools
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School Climate and Discipline: Know the Data (Jul 18, 2016)
Data about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, including guidance for schools
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School Climate and Discipline: Connect (Jul 18, 2016)
Information about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, including guidance for schools
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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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School Climate and Discipline: Federal Efforts (Dec 07, 2015)
Information about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, including guidance for schools, including Federal Efforts.
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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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School Climate and Discipline: Support School Staff (Jul 23, 2015)
Information about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, including guidance for schools. You can find on this page the federal tools, resources, and technical assistance available to help educators to create supportive school climates.
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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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Correctional Education (Dec 08, 2014)
Information about the Correctional Education, including guidance for schools
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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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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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Seclusions and Restraint Statutes, Regulations, Policies and Guidance (May 15, 2012)
Seclusions and Restraint Statutes, Regulations, Policies and Guidance
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Restraint and Seclusion: Resource Document (May 15, 2012)
The purpose of this resource document is to present and describe 15 principles for state, district, and school staff; parents; and other stakeholders to consider when states, localities, and districts develop policies and procedures which should be in writing on the use of restraint and seclusion.
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Guidance PSE from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and United States Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez (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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Guidance ESE from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and United States Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez (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 schools can voluntarily consider race to further compelling interests in achieving diversity and avoiding racial isolation.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali and United States Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez (Nov 07, 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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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 5 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 6 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 3 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 4 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 9 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 7 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 8 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 12 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 11 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 10 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 1 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 16 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 15 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 14 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 13 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 2 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 19 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 18 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 17 (Apr 04, 2011)
Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali providing guidance and examples about Title IX requirements and how they relate to sexual harassment and sexual violence, discusses proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and educate employees and students, and provides examples of the types of remedies schools and OCR may use to respond to sexual violence.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 9 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 8 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 7 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 6 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 5 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 4 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 3 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 1 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 10 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 2 (Oct 26, 2010)
Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali, concerning recipients' oobligations to protect students from student-on-student harassment on the basis of sex, race, national origin and disability.
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Dear Colleague Letter from Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (Apr 20, 2010)
Sample Title IX survey form
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Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.-- Pg 9 (Apr 20, 2010)
Intercollegiate Athletics Policy: Three Part Test - Part Three (2005 Additional clarification) from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.
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