Office for Civil Rights Releases Annual Report
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education announced the release of its Annual Report to the Secretary, the President, and the Congress for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2017-18. The Report summarizes OCR’s compliance and enforcement activities.
One key highlight mentioned is the “drastic improvement” in the number and quality of OCR’s case resolutions. Reportedly, OCR resolved nearly double the number of civil rights complaints per year compared to the prior eight fiscal years. Other highlights include information on Title IX investigations and OCR’s nationwide initiative launched on website accessibility.
Download the report here.