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Dear Colleague letter from Stephanie Monroe, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights, dated January 8, 2009 (PDF) (Jan 08, 2009)
Dear Colleague Letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe providing Chief State School Officers, State educational agencies, and local educational agencies with information to ensure the provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. (PDF)
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe, dated October 17, 2008 (PDF) (Oct 17, 2008)
This letter provides State education agencies and local education agencies with information regarding disclosure of disability on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools. Dated October 17, 2008. (PDF)
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Questions and Answers on Report Cards and Transcripts For Students with Disabilities Attending Public and Elementary and Secondary Schools (Oct 17, 2008)
This letter provides State education agencies and local education agencies with information regarding disclosure of disability on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools. Dated October 17, 2008.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Oct 17, 2008)
This letter provides State education agencies and local education agencies with information regarding disclosure of disability on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools. Dated October 17, 2008.
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Dear Colleague letter from Stephanie Monroe, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights (PDF) (Sep 17, 2008)
This letter provides recipients with information about how OCR determines which athletic activities can be counted under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. (PDF)
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Dear Colleague letter from Stephanie Monroe, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights (Sep 17, 2008)
This letter provides recipients with information about how OCR determines which athletic activities can be counted under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.
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So You Want to Go Back to School (Jul 25, 2008)
This letter provides information for wounded veterans who are qualified individuals with disabilities under Section 504 and ADA with an overview of their rights and responsibilities regarding academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, and reasonable modifications to school policies and practices at postsecondary institutions.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Jul 25, 2008)
This letter is from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe commemorating the 18th anniversary of the Americans with Disablilties Act (ADA). This letter discusses the broad impact that Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and ADA have had on aspects of education.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Jul 25, 2008)
This letter is from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe commemorating the 18th anniversary of the Americans with Disablilties Act (ADA). This letter discusses the broad impact that Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and ADA have had on aspects of education.
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Dear Colleague letter from Stephanie Monroe, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights (May 22, 2008)
This letter provides information to State educational agencies and local educational agencies with information regarding access to, admission into, and the administration of Advanced Placement and other challenging academic courses, on a nondiscrimnatory basis with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (PDF) (May 22, 2008)
This letter provides information to State educational agencies and local educational agencies with information regarding access to, admission into, and the administration of Advanced Placement and other challenging academic courses, on a nondiscrimnatory basis with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (PDF)
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OCR Complaint Process (Apr 23, 2008)
Information about the Office for Civil Rights complaint process, guidance for filing a complaint, and forms.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Dec 26, 2007)
This letter provides information about access by students with disabilities to accelerated programs.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (PDF) (Dec 26, 2007)
This letter provides information about access by students with disabilities to accelerated programs. (PDF)
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Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance -- Grant Competition to Improve Public Knowledge of and Support for Democracy (Oct 22, 2007)
This page lists statutes, regulations, legislation, and flexibility provisions for the Grant Competition to Improve Public Knowledge of Support for Democracy.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (PDF) (Mar 16, 2007)
This OCR letter provides information about the legal rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities as they transition from high school to institutions of postsecondary education. (PDF)
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Mar 16, 2007)
This letter provides information about the legal rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities as they transition from high school to institutions of postsecondary education.
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Dear Parent letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (PDF) (Mar 16, 2007)
This OCR letter provides information about the legal rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities as they transition from high school to institutions of postsecondary education. (PDF)
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Transition of Students With Disabilities To Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators (Mar 16, 2007)
This document provides high school educators with answers to questions students with disabilities may have as they prepare to move to the postsecondary eduction environment.
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Dear Parent letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Mar 16, 2007)
This letter provides information about the legal rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities as they transition from high school to institutions of postsecondary education.
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The Rehabilitation Act (MS Word) (Dec 13, 2004)
The Rehabilitation Act is the Federal legislation that authorizes the formula grant programs of vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, independent living, and client assistance. (MS Word)
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Checklist for a Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Harassment (Sep 22, 2003)
Checklist for a Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Harassment
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Notice about Investigatory Uses of Personal Information (Sep 01, 2003)
OCR Notice to Complainants about the use of personal information during OCR's investigation of discrimination complaint.
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Disability Overview - Office for Civil Rights (Aug 30, 2003)
Overview of the laws regarding disability discrimination
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Estudiantes con discapacidades preparandose para la educacisn: Conozca sus derechos y responsabilidades (Sep 30, 2002)
OCR ofrece la informacisn en este folleto para explicar los derechos y las responsabilidades de los estudiantes con discapacidades quienes se estan preparando para asistir a la escuela postsecundaria This Spanish-language pamphlet contains information for high school students with disabilities who plan to continue their education in postsecondary schools.
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