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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 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: 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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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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Estudiantes con discapacidades preparandose para la educacion: Conozca sus derechos y responsabilidades (Feb 24, 2012)
This pamphlet contains information for high school students with disabilities who plan to continue their education in postsecondary schools.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali (Jan 19, 2012)
Our nation recently celebrated the 21st anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213. We at the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the United States Department of Education (Department) recognize the progress our country has made toward ensuring that educational opportunities are provided free from disability discrimination.
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Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education (Oct 27, 2011)
This pamphlet contains information for high school students with disabilities who plan to continue their education in postsecondary schools.
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OSERS' Regulations Page (Sep 02, 2011)
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service's (OSERS) Regulations page.
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OSERS' Office of Special Education Legislation Page, IDEA Part-B, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) (PDF) (Sep 02, 2011)
OSERS' Office of Special Education Legislation Page, IDEA Part-B, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) (PDF)
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OSERS' Office of Special Education Legislation Page, IDEA Part-B, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) (MS Word) (Sep 02, 2011)
OSERS' Office of Special Education Legislation Page, IDEA Part-B, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) (MS Word)
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OSERS' Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations Page, IDEA Part-C (Sep 02, 2011)
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service's (OSERS) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations Page, IDEA Part-C.
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OSERS' Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations, IDEA Part-B (Sep 02, 2011)
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service's (OSERS) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) OSERS' Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations, IDEA Part-B.
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OSERS' Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations Page (Sep 02, 2011)
OSERS' Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Regulations Page
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28 C.F.R. Part 35 (HTML Version) (Mar 15, 2011)
Regulation implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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Regulations Enforced by the Office for Civil Rights (Mar 15, 2011)
Regulations enforced by the Office for Civil Rights.
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Student Placement in Elementary and Secondary Schools and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Nov 03, 2010)
This pamphlet describes the legal requirements of placing students with disabilities in elementary and secondary schools.
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Disability Discrimination Resources (Dec 03, 2009)
Links to a number of important disability discrimination resources from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
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Dear Colleague letter from Stephanie Monroe, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights, dated January 8, 2009 (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.
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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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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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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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Statute - Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students With Disabilities Receive a Quality Higher Education (Apr 21, 2006)
This page provides the authorizing statute for the program, Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students With Disabilities Receive a Quality Higher 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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IDEA'97 Amendments, Final Regulations (Oct 10, 2003)
Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities and the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities (OSERS), March 12, 1999
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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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The Rehabilitation Act (May 22, 2003)
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service's (OSERS) Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) legislation page.
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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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Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of 1998 (Aug 19, 2002)
Guidance for the Development of a State Plan Under Title II-- Adult Education and Literacy of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. (MS Word)
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Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of 1998 (Aug 19, 2002)
The Adult Education and Family Literacy Act of 1998 reforms Federal employment, adult education, and vocational rehabilitation programs to create an integrated, 'one-stop' system of workforce investment and education activities for adults and youth.
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