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Section 504: The Basics

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a federal law that prohibits institutions that receive federal funds from discriminating against individuals with a disability.  In the college and university setting, this means that if your university receives federal...

Title IX

Title IX is a federal law passed in 1972 that prohibits schools and colleges that receive federal funds from discriminating on the basis of sex.  The Supreme Court has held that Title IX can apply to incidents of bullying and harassment of students by other students. ...

What is the LRE?

Under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), there is a concept outlined called the Least Restrictive Environment, or LRE. The same concept also exists under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. For the purposes of this article, we will be...