Title IX

Prohibits discrimination based on sex in any program or activity operated by recipients of federal funds.

Title IX and Sex Discrimination

Title IX states that: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Scope of Title IX

Educational programs and activities that receive ED funds must operate in a nondiscriminatory manner.
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Sex Discrimination Policy Guidance from Office for Civil Rights

Chronological order of policy guidance materials related to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

The Utah State Board of Education Procedures in Monitoring Inquiries/Complaints

The Utah State Board of Education “Memorandum of Understanding” with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Region VIII Office, in Denver Colorado allows the state agency to act in a monitoring role.
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Filing Inquiry/Complaint to Utah State Board of Education

In writing your own letter, please include
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How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education (ED).

  • Discrimination Complaint
  • Retaliation