Letter to educational leaders regarding discrimination and harassment based on race, religion, or national origin (February 2016 School Leader Update)
The U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter on Dec. 31 requesting assistance from our nation’s education leaders to ensure that schools are learning environments free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, religion, or national origin. The letter includes a list of resources for schools to help promote positive school climates.
For more information on Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other OCR guidance, check OCR’s Reading Room. For other Equity Issues you may contact the Iowa Department of Education’s Equity Consultant Margaret Jensen-Connet at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-281-3769.