ERIC Number: ED396459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices in Education.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Education, prepared this brochure for the general public and for education agencies and institutions that have programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. The brochure summarizes the requirements pertaining to employment practices contained in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Title VI protects people from discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance; Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance; and Section 504 prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance. The brochure also outlines procedures for filing a discrimination complaint with OCR. A list of regional Civil Rights Offices is included. (LMI)
Publication Type: 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; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)