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image title: Answers to common questions + our FOIA reading roomThe Office for Civil Rights (OCR) works to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the Nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights laws. In accordance with this mission, OCR enforces laws and regulations, and proposes rules and notices. The Federal Register publishes Department rules, proposed rules, and public notices.

 


 

 

Notices - Title VI

Regulations - Title VI

 

Notices – Title IX

Regulations - Title IX

  • Amendments to the Department’s regulations implementing Title IX specifying how recipient schools and institutions covered by Title IX must respond to allegations of sexual harassment. These amendments to the regulations were published by the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights and codified at 34 CFR Part 106, as amended, 85 Fed. Reg. 30026 (May 19, 2020).

  • Amendments to the Department’s regulations implementing Title IX to permit additional options for single-sex classes, extracurricular activities, and schools at the elementary and secondary education levels. These amendments to the regulations were published by the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights at 71 Fed. Reg. 62530 and amended 34 C.F.R. Part 106. (Oct. 25, 2006) PDF (167K)

  • Conforming Amendments to the Regulations Governing Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Disability, Sex, and Age Under the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (CRRA) to add a definition of “program or activity” or “program” that adopts the statutory definition of “program or activity” or “program” enacted as part of the CRRA. These amendments to the regulations were published by the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights at 65 Fed. Reg. 68050 (Nov. 13, 2000) and amended CFR Parts 100, 104, 106, and 110.

  • Privacy Act Regulations. These final regulations under the Privacy Act permit the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to exempt the "Complaint Files and Log" system of records from certain provisions under the Act. These regulations were published at 48 Fed. Reg. 38817 (Aug. 26, 1983).

  • Guidelines for Vocational Education Programs. These guidelines explain the civil rights responsibilities of recipients of Federal funds offering or administering vocational education programs. These Guidelines were published by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Office for Civil Rights, at 44 Fed. Reg. 17162 (Mar. 21, 1979), and are codified at 34 CFR Part 100, Appendix B; 34 C.F.R. Part 104, Appendix B; and 34 C.F.R. Part 106, Appendix A.

Federal Register Notices and OCR Policy - Section 504/ADA

Regulations - Section 504/ADA

  • Privacy Act Regulations. These final regulations under the Privacy Act permit the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to exempt the "Complaint Files and Log" system of records from certain provisions under the Act. These regulations were published at 48 Fed. Reg. 38817 (Aug. 26, 1983).

Regulations - Age Discrimination Act

  • Privacy Act Regulations. These final regulations under the Privacy Act permit the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to exempt the "Complaint Files and Log" system of records from certain provisions under the Act. These regulations were published at 48 Fed. Reg. 38817 (Aug. 26, 1983).

Federal Register Notices and OCR Policy - Section 504/ADA



   
Last Modified: 07/20/2021