ERIC Number: ED377387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
The Annual Civil Rights Compliance Report for Texas.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This report, which documents compliance of Texas vocational education programs with civil rights legislation in 1992-93, details the activities conducted by the Texas Education Agency to comply with Office of Civil Rights (OCR) guidelines under the Texas Methods of Administration plan. Presented in the first section are the following: organizational chart of compliance activities and staff; outline of procedures used to review state compliance policies and state-operated institutions and programs; summary of technical assistance provided to school districts; monitoring activities for 1992-93; and a list of personnel assigned to civil rights compliance in vocational programs. Approximately 80 percent of the report discusses discrepancies with civil rights guidelines that were discovered during site visits to schools/independent school districts in 1991-92 and corrective actions/technical assistance to eliminate them. Appendixes constituting approximately 50% of the report contain the following: overview of the results-based monitoring system, correspondence regarding compliance-related procedures/activities, 1992-93 compliance monitoring procedures, OCR monitoring instrument, schedule of staff inservice training, sample local compliance evaluation instrument, overview of program excellence indicators, verification visit list, certificate of assurance of compliance with civil rights legislation, and annual public notice of nondiscrimination. (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Agency Role, Annual Reports, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Program Evaluation, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, State Agencies, State Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas