Helping to Ensure Equal Access to Education: Report to the President and Secretary of Education

Report Details

Author: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
Published: December 2012
Focus Areas: Charter Operations

This 2012 report from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights covers the office’s work since 2009, whith includes cases involving charter school compliance with federal law and enrollment of English language learners and students with disabilities. The report notes that the office provides technical assistance to help schools meet their responsibilities. For example, the office assisted a school district with a plan to help a new charter school comply with the requirements of a desegregation order so that it could open.