ERIC Number: ED450498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-13
Reference Count: N/A
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance. Title 34, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 104.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
This document presents the final regulations of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, concerning nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The first part covers general provisions such as purpose, application, definitions, prohibition of discrimination, remedial action and self-evaluation, grievance procedures, and effect of state or local laws. The next section addresses employment practices, especially prohibition of discrimination, reasonable accommodation, employment criteria, and preemployment inquiries. Accessibility is the topic of the third section, which provides regulations for both existing facilities and new construction. The section on preschool, elementary, and secondary education focuses on areas such as location and notification, free appropriate public education, educational setting, evaluation and placement, procedural safeguards, nonacademic services, preschool and adult education, and private education. The following section lists regulations for postsecondary education concerning admissions and recruitment, treatment of students, academic adjustments, housing, financial and employment assistance, and nonacademic services. The final section considers health, welfare, and social services including drug and alcohol addicts and education of institutionalized persons. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Nondiscriminatory Education, Postsecondary Education, Student Rights
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)