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I. Policy Guidance Overview Below is a list of current policy guidance issued by the Office for Civil Rights.  These guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, unless expressly authorized by law or as incorporated into a contract.  OCR may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance document that is not posted… Read More »

Restorative practices is an approach to build relationships within a community. Its purpose is to prevent conflict and wrongdoing and respond to wrongdoing after it occurs. This article provides an introduction to restorative practices, including implementation challenges, success stories, and tips on how to get started. By adopting positive and inclusive tools to resolve conflict… Read More »

Download: Introduction to Restorative Practices_ An equitable approach

Perhaps you’ve just been asked to direct an equity audit for your school, and your head is bursting with questions. What is an equity audit? How do you conduct one? What is the outcome? What resources are available? You’re nervous just thinking about the task. Even if you have already decided to engage in an… Read More »

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For #NationalLiteracyMonth, we’re highlighting some of our favorite books on educational equity. These books discuss race, religion, language, and poverty, as well as how to lead work and conversations around these topics. If you engage with students in any capacity (educator, family member, administrator, nonprofit leader), these resources are for you. Blankstein, A., Noguera, P.,… Read More »

Download: MAEC's Favorite Book List

This #NationalLiteracyMonth, we’re highlighting some of our favorite articles on educational equity. These articles discuss race, religion, language, and poverty, as well as how to lead work and conversations around these topics. If you engage with students in any capacity (educator, family member, administrator, nonprofit leader), these resources are for you. Alrubail, R. (2016). Educational… Read More »

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On August 14 2020, the Department of Education released its Final Rule on Title IX. The Final Rule determines how schools navigate incidents of sexual harassment. It changed many parts of Title IX, including the definition of sexual harassment, how to file complaints, and hearing procedures. The changes made by the Final Rule impact every… Read More »

Title IX Grievance Procedure is part of the Title IX 2020 Regulations series. This series examines the overall impact of the Title IX 2020 regulations and its specific impact on various positions. See other documents in the series: Title IX Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities Title IX Then and Now for K-12 – What has Changed? Title… Read More »

Download: Title IX Grievance Procedure
MAEC Decision-maker roles and responsibilities title page

This document describes the roles and responsibilities of Decision-Makers in the K-12 space. It was created to reflect the changes made by the U.S. Department of Education in the Final Rule regulations, which went into effect August 14, 2020. This document is intended for use by anyone who wishes to assess and ensure compliance with… Read More »

Download: Title IX Decision Maker

This document describes the roles and responsibilities of Investigators in the K-12 space. It was created to reflect the changes made by the U.S. Department of Education in the Final Rule regulations, which went into effect August 14, 2020. This document is intended for use by anyone who wishes to assess and ensure compliance with… Read More »

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Growing up Rural title page

In their research- and narrative-filled article, Dr. Beverly Boals Gilbert and Dr. Cathy Grace call for action in providing resources to people living in the rural Mississippi Delta. Dr. Grace draws from personal stories growing up and teaching in rural Arkansas, describing the moment she recognized her own learning gaps, the impact of the district’s… Read More »

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