ERIC Number: ED408480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Technical Assistance Guide for Civil Rights Compliance in Vocational Education. Revised.
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Career and Technical Education.
This guide and coordinator's manual are designed to assist administrators of local agencies, area vocational centers, and postsecondary institutions in Michigan in assessing and improving their compliance with civil rights regulations relating to vocational education. The guide is based on an interpretation of the following laws: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990, the Age Discrimination Act 1975, and the 1979 Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex and Handicap. The 13 sections of the guide cover the following: (1) assurances; (2) policies; (3) designated coordinators; (4) notice of nondiscrimination; (5) public notification of vocational opportunities; (6) grievance procedures; (7) self-evaluations for Title IX Section 504 and Title II; (8) transition plans for Section 504 and Title II; (9) assistance to persons with disabilities; (10) assistance to persons with limited English proficiency; (11) counseling; (12) affirmative action to increase minority enrollees; and (13) work study, cooperative education, job placement, and apprentice training. The coordinator's manual has the following sections: overview of Michigan's compliance program, civil rights legislation, agency-level review, technical assistance activities, onsite review process, onsite agenda, documentation review, onsite review report, and comment form. (KC)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, State Programs, Vocational Education
Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education, 230 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (order no. EQ-15).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Career and Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Age Discrimination Act 1975; Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI; Education Amendments 1972; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504); Title IX Education Amendments 1972