Title VI

Overview

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states: No person in the Unites States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Protections include providing equity in educational opportunities for minority students as well as for students who have limited proficiency in English.

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United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

Resources/Guidance

Know Your Rights: Title VI and Religion (2017) | Fact Sheet

Preventing of Racial Discrimination in Special Education (2016) | Fact Sheet

Combating Discrimination Against All Students, including Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Muslim, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian Students from Discrimination (2016)

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Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools Regardless of Immigration Status (2014)

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Questions and Answers

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Fact Sheet

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Guidance Package to Enhance School Climate and Improve School Discipline Policies/Practices (2014)

Guidance Package to Enhance School Climate and Improve School Discipline Policies/Practices (2014)

Carta a los Estimados Colegas: Administración no discriminatoria de la disciplina escolar (Spanish)

Full Guidance Package

Guidance on the Prohibition Against Retaliation under Federal Civil Rights Laws (2013)

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