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OCR Finds University of Michigan and CUNY Didn’t Follow Title VI When Responding to Harassment of Jewish and Muslim Students

OCR Finds University of Michigan, CUNY Didn’t Follow Title VI When Responding to Harassment of Jewish and Muslim Students

Dozens of similar investigations are being conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, and the University of Michigan…

News June 18
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OCR Issues Dear Colleague Letter on Ethnic Discrimination in Schools

The letter provides information on the legal analyses that OCR uses to determine whether discrimination exists, and examples…

Press Releases May 10
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The letter reminds schools of their legal obligation under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) and its implementing regulations to provide all students with a school environment free from discrimination based on race, color, or national origin, including shared ancestry or ethnic characteristics. Islamophobia

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Reminds Schools of Their Legal Obligation to Address Discrimination Against Muslim, Arab, Sikh, South Asian, Hindu, and Palestinian Students

The letter reminds schools of their legal obligation under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964…

Press Releases March 27
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The district’s responses to repeated harassment of Black, Asian, and Jewish students and to harassment based on sex did not meet the district’s federal civil rights obligations. Park City School District, Title VI

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution Addressing Responses to Harassment Based on Race, Sex, and Disability and to Antisemitic Harassment in Park City School District in Utah

The district’s responses to repeated harassment of Black, Asian, and Jewish students and to harassment based on sex…

Press Releases March 26
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Red Clay CSD

Delaware: OCR, Red Clay CSD Resolve Antisemitic Bullying Complaint

The district must audit its harassment procedures and annually train its staff after a student was repeatedly targeted…

News January 31
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The district’s responses to repeated harassment of Black, Asian, and Jewish students and to harassment based on sex did not meet the district’s federal civil rights obligations. Park City School District, Title VI

Dept. of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of 3 Discipline, Sexual Harassment and Disability Harassment Investigations

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina, Alpine SD in Utah, and Allegheny Valley SD were all being investigated…

News October 4
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Florida A&M

Florida A&M: Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging Chronic Underfunding of HBCU

A 2022 investigation by Forbes found Florida A&M received $2,600 less per student than the University of Florida…

News June 12
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Univ. of Evansville

Univ. of Evansville Settles Sexual, Racial Harassment Lawsuit Against Ex-Professor

The school admitted that the allegations, which were made by a student, were not the first accusations of…

News June 18
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Police, Mental Health and Social Services Must Work Together

A needless tug of war could be developing with school police on one side and mental health professionals,…

Insights March 20
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