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ERIC Number: ED515977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 49
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report to Congress of the Office for Civil Rights. Fiscal Year 2006
Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education
This paper is the Office for Civil Rights' (OCR's) "Annual Report to Congress" for fiscal year 2006. In this report, OCR provides a summary of its substantive achievements in FY 2006. OCR's mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights. This report details OCR's accomplishments in enforcing the civil rights laws under which OCR has been granted jurisdiction to address and remedy discrimination. These enforcement efforts include complaint investigation and resolution, and proactive enforcement through compliance reviews and technical assistance, as well as regulatory and policy development. This report also highlights OCR's efforts to improve its enforcement capabilities by promoting management excellence. Even in light of shrinking resources and increasing complaint receipts, OCR continues to accomplish its mission and meet the highest performance and quality standards. Appendices include: (1) Offices and Addresses; (2) FY 2006 Complaint Receipts, by Jurisdiction and OCR Enforcement Office; and (3) Sample of OCR Technical Assistance Publications Available at (Contains 9 figures, 3 tables and 9 footnotes.) [For the Fiscal Year 2005 report, see ED494079.]
Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 800-421-3481; Fax: 202-453-6012; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Equal Access