ERIC Number: ED218379
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Digest of Significant Case-Related Memoranda Issued by the Office for Civil Rights, January through June 1981, Volume 3 Number 1.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
This report summarizes memoranda issued by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to clarify policy applications of Title IX (Education Amendments of 1972), Title VI (Civil Rights Act of 1964), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Cases discussed in reference to Title IX concern discrimination in athletic programs, sex bias in the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills, and the provision of child care by a college for the children of female students. Cases discussed in reference to Title VI concern counseling for limited English speaking students, possible discrimination in counseling leading to disproportionate minority representation in vocational education programs, and college or university quotas for foreign students. Finally, cases discussed in reference to Section 504 concern evidence for discrimination, obligations of school districts to institutionalized handicapped children, physical accessibility requirements, overlapping legislation requiring provision of interpreters or auxiliary aids for the hearing impaired, postsecondary institution housing for the disabled, and participation in a university food service program by handicapped students with special dietary needs. (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI; Education Amendments 1972; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504); Title IX Education Amendments 1972