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Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs

The Texas Education Agency posted reminder on 8/5/2014 regarding the required annual notification of nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education programs.

“The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the United States Department of Education requires that local education agencies (LEAs) provide career and technical education (CTE) programs, services, and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.  The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has regulatory responsibilities for CTE programs in Texas public secondary schools and is required to adopt a civil rights compliance program to identify, remedy, and/or prevent discrimination in the CTE programs operated by LEAs.”

Please see the posting for full requirements and links to supporting documentation. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769815115

 

ESC Region 13 Contact – miya.brevard@esc13.txed.net

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