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Department of Education Grant-Related Materials

Department of Education Grant-Related Materials

Grant-related civil rights statutes covering recipients of federal financial assistance from ED
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Emergency Insured Student Loan Act of 1969, 20 U.S.C. 1078(c)(2)(F) (PDF)
    Requiring adequate assurances that the guaranty agency will not engage in any pattern or practice which results in a denial of a borrower's access to loans under this part because of the borrower's race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disabled status, income, attendance at a particular eligible institution within the area served by the guaranty agency, length of the borrower's educational program, or the borrower's academic year in school.
  • Federal Family Education Loan Program, 20 U.S.C. 1087-1(e)(3) (PDF)
    Special allowance payments for loans financed by proceeds of tax- exempt obligations.  Prohibits denial of a borrower's access to loans under this part because of  the borrower's race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, handicapped status, income, attendance at a particular eligible institution within the area served by the Authority, length of the borrower's educational program, or the borrower's academic year in school.
  • Higher Education Amendments of 1992, 20 U.S.C. 1066c(d) (PDF)
    Providing insurance assistance to historically black institutions.   Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or disability.
  • Higher Education Amendments of 1998, 20 U.S.C. 1011(a) (PDF)
    Student aid funds to higher education institutions.  Prohibits involvement in programs or contracts with discriminatory provisions barring students on the basis of race, national origin, sex, or religion.
  • Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1652 (PDF)
    Funds for transportation of students.  Cannot be used to remedy racial imbalance or to carry out court order of desegregation.  Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, or religion.
  • Education Amendments of 1974, 20 U.S.C. 1703 (PDF)
    Equal educational opportunities in all public schools, whether Federally funded or not.  Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, sex, or language.
  • Equal Access Act, 20 U.S.C. 4071 (PDF)
    Prohibits restriction by recipient schools of limited open forum on the bases of religion, or political, philosophical, or other speech content.
  • Improving America's Schools Act of 1994, 20 U.S.C. 7602 (PDF)
    Applies to any Federally assisted education program.  Prohibits exclusion of students on the bases of surname or language-minority status.
ED grant-related civil rights regulations
  • Cross-cutting nondiscrimination statutes that apply to ED direct grant programs, 34 C.F.R. 75.500 (PDF)
  • Cross-cutting nondiscrimination statutes that apply to state-administered educational programs, 34 C.F.R. 76.500 (HTML)
  • Title VI regulations, 34 C.F.R. 100.1 et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Title IX regulations, 34 C.F.R. 106.1 et seq.
  • Federal Family Education Loan Program nondiscrimination regulation, 34 C.F.R. 682.840 (HTML)
  • Rulemaking actions to incorporate the Civil Rights Restoration Act's broadened definitions of "program or activity" and "program:"
    • Department of Education's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, published May 5, 2000 (65 FR 26464) (HTML or PDF)
    • Department of Education's Final Rule, published November 13, 2000 (HTML or PDF)
Links to ED Civil Rights Related Websites
 This page was last updated on December 31, 2014.
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