A sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Education focused on protecting civil rights in federally assisted education programs.
Mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.
OCR questions regarding the complaint process, discrimination in areas of race, national origin, sex, disability, and age.
Data collection of information including student enrollment and educational programs and services.
Instructions on how to file a discrimination complaint.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces several federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.
Index of select topics and information available on Office for Civil Rights website.