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Except as otherwise stated in this Chapter, the Superintendent of Public Instruction is responsible for providing leadership to local agencies to ensure that the requirements of the following nondiscrimination laws and their related regulations are met in educational programs that receive or benefit from state or federal financial assistance and are under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Education:

(a) Education Code sections 200 through 253.

(b) Government Code sections 11135 through 11139.

(c) The Civil Rights Act of 1964 at Title 42, U.S. Code Sections 2000a et seq.

(d) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 at Section 1681, Title 20, U.S. Code.

(e) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 at Section 794(a), Title 29, U.S. Code.

(f) Federal Equal Access at Section 4071 et seq., Title 20, U.S. Code.

(g) Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 at Sections 12131 et seq., Title 42, U.S. Code.

(h) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Section 1400 et seq., Title 20, U.S. Code).

(i) Equal Educational Opportunities Act (Section 1701 et seq., Title 20, U.S. Code).

(j) Any and all other federal and state laws and regulations involving assurances that local agencies will not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, or mental or physical disability.

Authority cited:

Education Code 221.1

Education Code 33031

Government Code 11138

Reference:

Education Code 200

Education Code 201

Education Code 33111

Government Code 11135-11139.5

Title 20, U.S. Code 1681

Title 42, U.S. Code 2000d

(Amended by Register 2001, No. 24.)