ERIC Number: ED195720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Standards Governing Civil Rights in Vocational Education Programs.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This outline of the standards governing civil rights in vocational education programs contains information on the general provisions of civil rights legislation as it applies to education as well as standards pertaining to the establishment of vocational education programs and facilities; recruitment and admission; treatment of students in vocational programs, services, and activities; employment; and age discrimination. The purpose and scope of these standards are covered. Vocational facility site selection, eligibility based on numerical limitations and geographical boundaries, vocational facility renovation and construction, and accessibility for handicapped persons are described. Promotional activities; public notification; admission tests; participation of handicapped students in private vocational programs; exploratory courses; preadmission requirements; differential treatment based on parental, family, or marital status; and pregnancy are discussed. Standards for program requirements; guidance and counseling; special rules protecting handicapped children; least restrictive environments; testing; student organizations, housing, and facilities; cooperative programs; and federal assistance are listed. Among the employment standards examined are those relating to employment tests and inquiries, accomodations for handicapped employees, hiring and firing, salaries, leaves, job classifications, lines of progression and seniority, marital and parental status, pregnancy, and sex. The concept of age discrimination is clarified. A brief list of definitions is appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Age Discrimination, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Definitions, Disabilities, Educational Facilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Standards, Student Recruitment, Students, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: Age Discrimination Act 1975; Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI; Rehabilitation Act 1973; Title IX Education Amendments 1972