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Bulletins/Memos: Legal Affairs

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Memorandum (memos were discontinued in 2016)
Numbersort ascending Date Title File(s) Office Program
B089-19 12/12/2019 New Requirements Related to Nondiscrimination Policies and Procedures During the 2019 regular session, the Legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) 5689 concerning harassment, intimidation, bullying (HIB), and discrimination in public schools.
B072-19 10/10/2019 New Civil Rights Guidelines for Preventing and Addressing Discrimination in Student Discipline The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Equity and Civil Rights Office has released new guidelines for preventing and addressing discrimination in student discipline.
B058-20 07/31/2020 Guidance on the New Title IX Rules and Responding to Sexual Harassment in Washington K–12 Schools On August 14, 2020, new U.S. Department of Education rules implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) will go into effect.
B050-16 09/08/2016 Provision of Educational Services During Suspension or Expulsion This bulletin contains information regarding the provision of educational services during a period of suspension or expulsion.
B048-20 07/09/2020 Equity Assurance Report Required of All School Districts and Public Charter Schools The Equity and Civil Rights Office at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) works to ensure each student has equal access to public education without discrimination by providing technical assistance and monitoring school districts’ and public charter schools’ compliance with state and federal nondiscrimination laws.
B024-16 06/09/2016 Significant Student Discipline Update-Changes effective June 9, 2016 During the 2016 regular session, the legislature passed 4SHB 1541, a comprehensive bill based on recommendations of the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC).