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 Office for Civil Rights Compliance Reviews Handbook


Federal law requires that all school districts receiving federal funding support from the U.S. Education Department, and providing career, technical and agricultural education programs shall comply with:

 

THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, TITLE VI:

No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

 

THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, SECTION 504:

No otherwise qualified handicapped individual…shall, solely by reason of his or her handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

 

THE EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972, TITLE IX:

No person…shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

 

THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT OF 1990, TITLE II:

An act to establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.

 

Vocational Education Program Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, and Handicap.  Federal Register, March 21, 1979.