ERIC Number: ED402647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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How To File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), in the U.S. Department of Education, is a law enforcement agency. It is charged with enforcing the federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and age in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. These laws are as follows: (1) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; (2) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; (3) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; (4) Age Discrimination Act of 1975; and (5) Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This brochure provides information on how to file a discrimination complaint with the OCR. It specifies who can file, rules for timeliness of the filing, institutional grievance procedures, and what information to include in the complaint. The brochure also contains contact information for the regional OCR offices in order to request further assistance and copies of the Discrimination Complaint Form. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.