Methods of Administration (MOA) Civil Rights Compliance Review Program
The United States Department of Education (ED), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) oversees the Methods of Administration (MOA) Program in States and territories of the United States. The purpose of the MOA Program is to ensure that all students enrolled in comprehensive high school districts, county vocational-technical school districts, and community college have equal access to high-quality CTE programs regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability status. The responsibilities under the MOA program are set forth in Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, and Disability in Vocational Education Programs (Guidelines). The following implementing regulations govern the MOA Program.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (34 C.F.R. Part 100)
Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and the denial of benefits based on race, color, and national origin in all programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. (Appendix B- Guidelines).
Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 (34 C.F.R. Part 106)
Prohibits discrimination based on sex in any educational program and activities receiving federal financial assistance. (Appendix A-Guidelines).
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Section 504 (34 C.F.R. Part 104)
Prohibits discrimination based on disability in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
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For more information, contact
Dr. Michele Doughty,
NJ MOA Coordinator/EPDS3-PLS
Office of Career Readiness