ERIC Number: ED253610
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Affirmative Action Plan. Access, Equity, Opportunity. Fifth Edition.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
The Affirmative Action Plan of the New York State Education Department is described in this document. First, a policy statement is provided by the New York State Education Department, committing the Department to the development of: (1) programmatic approaches to the elimination of all unjust exclusionary employment practices, policies, and consequences; (2) educational and training programs for all employees, with due emphasis on upgrading minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam Veterans; (3) personnel practices, policies, and career ladders to assist and encourage upward mobility of employees restricted to lower levels; and (4) mechanisms for swift and judicious resolution of problems of human rights discrimination consistent with departmental policy, the Governor's executive orders, and other applicable legal statutes. This statement is followed by details of: (1) plans to disseminate the affirmative action plan and program both internally and externally; (2) implementation responsibilities on the part of various State Department of Education offices and officers; (3) goals and timetables; (4) Vietnam Veteran policies; (5) policy toward persons with disabilities; (6) sexual harassment policy; (7) discrimination complaint procedure; (8) equal opportunity/affirmative action training; and (9) program evaluation and reporting. (RDN)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Disabilities, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Grievance Procedures, Information Dissemination, Minority Groups, Personnel Policy, Position Papers, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Racial Discrimination, Recruitment, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Social Discrimination, Training Methods, Veterans
Publication Type: Guides - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York State Education Department