Civil Rights Laws and District Coordinator Information

Abbrevited Reference to the Legislation and Specific Criteria
Legislation: Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964
Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits based on race, color and national origin 
Coordinator: Jonathan Ford
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-4000 ext. 1229

Legislation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits in educational programs based on sex.
Coordinator: Jonathan Ford
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-4000 ext. 1229


Legislation: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits based on disability.
Coordinator: Elizabeth A. Hennessy
232 Pearl Street, (781) 344-7001 ext.1251

Legislation: Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 
Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits on the basis of disability in the areas of employment.
Coordinator: Joyce Husseini
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-4000 ext. 1229
Legislation: Massachusetts General Laws, Ch. 76, S. 5 
Prohibits discrimination in all public schools on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identification, national origin, religion and sexual orientation.
Coordinator: Jonathan Ford
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-4000 ext. 1229
 
Legislation: Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

Designed to help disadvantaged children meet challenging content and student performance standards.

Coordinator: Jonathan Ford
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-4000 ext. 1229
 
Legislation: Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits on the basis of disability in the areas of educational programming and activities.
Coordinator: Carolan Sampson
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-7003
 
Legislation: 603 CMR 46.00 
Governs the use of physical restraint on students in publicly funded schools
Coordinator: Carolan Sampson
137 Walnut Street, (781) 344-7003