Category Archives: Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination Act of 1975 prohibits discrimination based on age in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.

Obligation to Submit Assurance of Compliance Civil Rights Certificate to the U.S. Department of Education

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY

January 13, 2009 Dear Colleague: Second Request — Obligation to Submit Assurance of Compliance Civil Rights Certificate to the U.S. Department of Education On July 21, 2006, I wrote to you to inform you of the new requirement to submit to the United States Department of Education (Department), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) an assurance that you will comply with the requirements of the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act (Boy Scouts Act), 20 U.S.C. … Read the rest

First Amendment: Dear Colleague

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
400 MARYLAND AVE., S.W.
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20202-1100

THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY July 28, 2003 Dear Colleague: I am writing to confirm the position of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education regarding a subject which is of central importance to our government, our heritage of freedom, and our way of life: the First Amendment of the U.S. … Read the rest