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Mission Statement

Educational Equity is a federally mandated monitoring office for the K-12 public school system at the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) that monitors civil rights compliance in accordance with the U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) regulations which prohibits:

  • discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex discrimination, disability, age or religion (Title VI)
  • discrimination on the specific basis of sex discrimination (Title IX)
  • discrimination on the basis of disability in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)
  • equal employment opportunity (EEO) and fair employment practices (Title VII)