LEGAL: EDUCATION JUSTICE

Enrollment & Assignment

NC School Admissions and Assignment Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 25)

Enrollment Advocacy Packet

Sound Basic Education

NC Constitution (Art. I, Sec. 15)

NC Constitution (Art. IX, Sec. 2)

Leandro v. State, 346 N.C. 336 (1997)

Hoke County v. State, 358 N.C. 605 (2004)

Special Education

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Statute (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Regulation (34 C.F.R. 300 et seq.)

NC Special Education Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 9)

NC Special Medical Needs of Students Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 25A)

NC Policies

NC Dept. of Public Instruction – Handbook on Parents’ Rights

Guidance from Disability Rights North Carolina

Limited English Proficiency

NC Regulation (16 NCAC 06D .0106)

NC Regulation (16 NCAC 06D .0507)

Guidance from UNC School of Government – Immigrant Students

Guidance from UNC School of Government – Limited English Proficient Parents

Guidance from the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education

Guidance from LEP.gov

School Discipline

US Constitution (14th Amendment)

NC Constitution (Art. 1, Sec. 19)

NC School Discipline Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 27)

Guidance from Duke Children’s Law Clinic

Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education School Climate and Discipline

Students Records and Privacy

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 20 U.S.C. s. 1232

34 CFR 99

NC School Records Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 29)

Guidance from Family Policy Compliance Office of the U.S. Department of Education

Disability Discrimination

Federal Statute (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC 794))

Federal Regulation (34 C.F.R. 104)

Federal Statute (Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 USC 12101))

Federal Regulation (28 C.F.R. 35)

Guidance from the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education

Sex Discrimination

Federal Statute (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 USC 1681 et seq.))

Federal Regulation (34 CFR 106)

Guidance from the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education

Racial and National Origin Discrimination

Federal Statute (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 USC 2000d et seq.))

Federal Regulation (34 CFR 100)

Guidance from the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education

Other

NC Academically Gifted Students Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 9B)

NC Bullying Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 29C)

NC School Attendance Statutes (Ch. 115C, Art. 26)

Guidance from Advocates for Children’s Services of Legal Aid of NC