November 20, 2014U.S. Education Department Reaches Voluntary Resolution Agreement Following Minneapolis Public School District Discipline Investigation
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review concerning student discipline in the Minneapolis Public School District, the largest school system in Minnesota. An investigation revealed that black students in grades K-12 were significantly overrepresented in the district's disciplinary actions.
April 18, 2013U.S. Department of Education Announces Resolution of White Plains, N.Y., Public Schools Civil Rights Investigation
December 18, 2012Education Department Announces Resolution of Civil Rights Investigation of Christina School District in Wilmington, Del.
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review at the Christina School District in Wilmington, Del., the largest school system in the state.
June 15, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights has entered into a resolution agreement with Yale University, in New Haven, Conn., to resolve a complaint alleging that Yale failed to eliminate sex discrimination in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Discrimination on the basis of sex is prohibited by Title IX.
March 6, 2012New Data from U.S. Department of Education Highlights Educational Inequities Around Teacher Experience, Discipline and High School Rigor
Minority students across America face harsher discipline, have less access to rigorous high school curricula, and are more often taught by lower-paid and less experienced teachers, according to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR).