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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 Coordinators (Sep 03, 2015)
This page provides links to resources on Title IX coordinators.
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OCR Complaint Process (Aug 24, 2015)
Information about the Office for Civil Rights complaint process, guidance for filing a complaint, and forms.
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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Jul 08, 2015)
Americans with Disabilities Act
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Sex Discrimination (Apr 24, 2015)
This page provides links to resources on sex discrimination.
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English Learners (EL) DCL (Tagalog) (Apr 10, 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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English Learners (EL) DCL (Chinese Traditional) (Apr 10, 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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English Learners (EL) DCL (Chinese Simplified) (Apr 10, 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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English Learners (EL) DCL (Vietnamese) (Apr 10, 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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Schools' Civil Rights Obligations to English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents (Apr 10, 2015)
OCR resources about civil rights issues regarding English Language Learning and Limited English Proficient students
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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Chinese Traditional) (Apr 02, 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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Chinese Simple) (Apr 02, 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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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Chinese Simple) (Apr 02, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Chinese Traditional) (Apr 02, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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Disability Discrimination Resources (Feb 03, 2015)
Links to a number of important disability discrimination resources from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Hmong) (Jan 21, 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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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Hmong) (Jan 21, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Laotian) (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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Russian) (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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (español) (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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Korean) (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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Laotian) (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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (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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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Tagalog) (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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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Vietnamese) (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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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Tagalog) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Vietnamese) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Russian) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (español) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English EL DCL Fact Sheet (Cambodian) (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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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Cambodian) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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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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English Learners (EL) DCL (Español) (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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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Laotian) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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English LEP Parent Fact Sheet (Korean) (Jan 07, 2015)
This fact sheet answers common questions about the rights of parents and guardians who do not speak, listen, read, or write English proficiently because it is not their primary language.
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Programs for English Language Learners Guide (Dec 18, 2014)
OCR resources about civil rights issues regarding English Language Learning and Limited English Proficient students
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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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Race/National Origin Discrimination (Title VI) (Oct 01, 2014)
This page provides links to resources on discrimination against race or national origin.
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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Jun 26, 2014)
Enforcing Civil Rights and Righting Civil Wrongs: 50 Years of Progress under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. President Kennedy characterized the aims of the Civil Rights Act as delivering simple justice so recipients of federal funds could not use those funds to discriminate. Delivery of that simple justice remains the guiding principle for the Office for Civil Rights today
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter on Retaliation (Apr 24, 2013)
Dear Collegaue letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth Galanter, concerning the prohibition against retaliation under Federal civil rights laws
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter (Apr 24, 2013)
Dear Collegaue letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth Galanter, concerning the prohibition against retaliation under Federal civil rights laws
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter (Apr 24, 2013)
Dear Collegaue letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth Galanter, concerning the prohibition against retaliation under Federal civil rights laws
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter translated into Spanish. (Apr 24, 2013)
Dear Collegaue letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth Galanter, concerning the prohibition against retaliation under Federal civil rights laws
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts in Spanish (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletic
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletic
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts in Spanish (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletics.
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletics.
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter (Jan 25, 2013)
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 athletic opportunities
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