ERIC Number: ED342946
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Civil Rights Compliance in Vocational Education. 1988-89 Annual Report.
Dunn, Patricia S.
This document summarizes the ninth annual report of civil rights compliance activities in Michigan carried out by the Vocational-Technical Education Service (VTES), under the Michigan State Board of Education, during fiscal year 1988-89. These activities were conducted to comply with the mandates of the Vocational Education Programs Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, and Handicap. The staffs of the VTES, the Community College Services Unit-Higher Education Management Services, and an educational firm from Detroit were responsible for conducting the compliance program. A state-level policy and program review determined that all policies were in compliance with the guidelines. No amendments or rescissions of policies were needed. A combined desk audit/onsite review of the State Technical Institute and Rehabilitation Center was conducted. Agency desk audits of 20 percent of the state's total number of subrecipients that offered vocational education (n=424) were completed. Benchmarks were established to compare data pertaining to special populations or protected groups. Secondary and postsecondary data were analyzed. No clear and present violations were found. Twenty-five percent of the desk audits (n=28) were selected for on-site reviews. On-site reports were prepared summarizing the findings and recommendations for compliance, including compliance plan development. Inservice training and technical assistance were provided. Results of monitoring included tentative and final approval of compliance plans and closure of other plans. (YLB)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Disability Discrimination, Educational Discrimination, Educational Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Inservice Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Racial Discrimination, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, State Programs, Technical Assistance, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan