Office for Civil Rights

By William P. Miles, Jr.

On January 25, 2013, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) published guidance to schools regarding their obligation to provide equal access to extracurricular athletic opportunities to students with disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.   Section 504 generally requires that schools receiving federal financial assistance must offer students with
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