Klotz, Mary Beth
January 2011
Communique (0164775X);2011, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on the issuance of a letter offering titled "Dear Colleague" by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) which details guidance to schools for incidents of bullying and harassment. It notes that the letter outlines how student misconduct falls under antibullying policy or discrimination law. It also mentions that the letters will serve as reminder to schools on student's federal civil rights.


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