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Tag: Office of Civil Rights

Education Department Launches Civil Rights Investigations Over Bans on Mask Mandates

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has opened investigations into five states that have bans on indoor mask mandates, according...

Kristen Clarke is the First Black Woman to Head Justice Department’s...

In a 51-48 vote on Tuesday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney general of civil rights at the Department of Justice...

DeVos’ Pick to Lead Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights Sparks...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the appointment of Candice Jackson as the new deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office...

Feds Clear Princeton of Discriminating Against Asian American Students

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has concluded an investigation first opened in 2006 that alleged Princeton University discriminated against...