Federal District Court denies Defendant Philadelphia School District's Motion to Dismiss in IDEA, EEOA, and Title VI Language Access Lawsuit Where DOJ Filed a Statement of Interest - November 30, 2016 (Statement of Interest PDF)
U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education Jointly File Statement of Interest in Language Access and Disability Lawsuit Against the Philadelphia School District (January 25, 2016) (PDF)
Department of Education and Department of Justice Issue Joint Guidance on the Obligations of State Educational Agencies and School Districts to Serve English Language Learners, Pursuant to Title VI and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act - January 7, 2015 (en Español)
- English Learner Dear Colleague Fact Sheets available in: English, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
- Limited English Proficient Parent Fact Sheets available in: English, Cambodian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Resolution of Hazleton, Pa., Area School District Civil Rights Investigation
Justice Department Reaches Settlement with School District of Palm Beach County, Florida. The agreement includes "translation and interpretation services throughout the registration" and "disciplinary process" for ELL students and parents who are LEP- February 26, 2013 (Agreement) (Press Release)