TITLE

OCR Pace on Probes Quickens

AUTHOR(S)
Maxwell, Lesli A.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Education Week;12/14/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
69722293

 

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