OCR Pace on Probes Quickens

Maxwell, Lesli A.
December 2011
Education Week;12/14/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has initiated investigations and reviews of potential civil rights violations in several school districts and universities between March 2010 and December 2011. According to the article, issues being explored by OCR include graduation rates at community colleges, minority student discipline, and alleged instances of discrimination against disabled and gay students.


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