Laws and Definitions

State and Federal Laws

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a law prohibiting discrimination based on sex in educational programs that receive Federal funds. It states: “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... [ Learn More ]

Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of handicap in any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. [ Learn More ]

Federal and State Nondiscrimination Laws and Regulations