Tag: Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance On Civil Rights of Students with ADHD under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504)

Friday, July 29, 2016

On July 27, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a written guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Read More

PA HS Rules for Accommodating Transgender Students Could Be Model for District

Monday, August 24, 2015

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has recently published a "Legal Clips" post discussing how a Pennsylvania-based high school now allows transgender students to choose the names they put on their ID and the gender pronouns that their teachers and peers use to refer to them. Read More