Discrimination: GMDT PARTICIPANTS – PA

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Sheila:  Can LEAs prohibit Special Ed teachers with a shared racial commonality that of a suspected gifted child from serving on their GMDT?

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Jill G

Sheila –

This may be a good question for the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at the federal Department of Education.

OCR enforces the Civil Rights Act with regard to educational entities (along with several other laws). They can investigate instances of suspected racial discrimination.

More info: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/aboutocr.html.