Civil Rights Law (Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act)
- CLE Files Comments with USED on Proposed Regulations under Title IX (January 30th, 2018, PDF) CLE opposes sex discrimination in all forms, believes that institutions of higher education and LEAs have affirmative obligations under Title IX to protect students on the basis of biological or assigned sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and that students’ rights to fair and equitable due process shall not be compromised. Click here to view the Department’s NPRM.
- CLE Comments to NPRM RE: Civil Rights Data Collection (November 10th, 2009, PDF) Comments on the Proposed Changes to Civil Rights Data Collection (November 10, 2009) address: (1) Expansion of Data Indicators/Need to Focus on Quality Education Elements; (2) Data Collection Procedures; (3) Data Posting; and (4) Changes to Specific Data Indicators.
- CLE comments to USED, Office for Civil Rights draft publication: “The Use of Tests When Making High-Stakes Decisions” (June 6th, 2009, PDF) CLE’s extensive critique, comments, and specific changes to the draft, proposing a more rigorous analysis of civil rights principles calling for more attention to real-world application of the ways that high-stakes tests are being used in the context of education reform, and heightened and more technical attention to questions pertaining to test validity.
- Boston Public Schools to Protect and Accomodate Students with Sickle Cell Disease (June 2, 2018, PDF) 1. Full Press Release. 2. Official Complaint. 3. Final Resolution Letter