Educational Resources


How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

Educational institutions have a responsibility to protect every student’s right to learn in a safe environment free from unlawful discrimination and to prevent unjust deprivations of that right. The Office for Civil Rights enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education. It is the mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights. File a complaint with OCR online.
Source: US Department of Education

Request for Special Education Formal Complaint Investigation

The form to request an investigation of a special education complaint.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education