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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. 

 


 

 

  • Notice of final policy guidance. Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The final policy guidance discusses the applicability of the statutes' and regulations' nondiscrimination requirement to student financial aid that is awarded, at least in part, on the basis of race or national origin. This guidance was originally published in the Federal Register, Vol. 59, No. 36 (Feb. 23, 1994).
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Lead Agency Status for Elementary and Secondary Schools and Institutions. Announcement that pursuant to the Department of Education Organization Act, the Department of Education would now have lead agency status with regard to certain Title VI compliance responsibilities towards secondary schools and institutions of higher education that had been performed by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. This announcement was published by the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights at 45 Fed. Reg. 54793 (Aug. 18, 1980)

  • 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.

  • Report on Nonpublic Schools Participating in Federal Programs. This report was published by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Office for Civil Rights at 41 Fed. Reg. 3553 (Aug. 23, 1976).

  • Identification of Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of National Origin. This memorandum was published by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Office for Civil Rights at 35 Fed. Reg. 11595 (July 18, 1970).

  • Regulations - Title VI

  • Regulations for Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in education programs and activities receiving or benefiting from Federal financial assistance. These regulations were published by the Department of Education and codified at codified at 34 CFR Part 100, as amended, 65 Fed. Reg. 68050 (November 13, 2000).

  • 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

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



   
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