"[T]he Justice Department announced a settlement agreement with the Charleston County School District to resolve its investigation into complaints that the school district failed to communicate essential information to thousands of Spanish-speaking, limited English proficient (LEP) parents, denying their children full and equal access to the district’s education programs and services."
Federal District Court denies Defendant Philadelphia School District's Motion to Dismiss in IDEA, EEOA, and Title VI Language Access Lawsuit Where DOJ Filed a Statement of Interest - November 30, 2016 (U.S. Department of Justice and Education's Statement of Interest - January 25, 2016)
Department of Education and Department of Justice Issue Joint Guidance on the Obligations of State Educational Agencies and School Districts to Serve English Language Learners, Pursuant to Title VI and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act - January 7, 2015 (en Español)
- English Learner Dear Colleague Fact Sheets available in: English, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
- Limited English Proficient Parent Fact Sheets available in: English, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Resolution of Hazleton, Pa., Area School District Civil Rights Investigation
Justice Department Reaches Settlement with School District of Palm Beach County, Florida. The agreement includes "translation and interpretation services throughout the registration" and "disciplinary process" for ELL students and parents who are LEP- February 26, 2013 (Agreement) (Press Release)