Educational institutions are subject to numerous federal and state laws and regulations related to student and employee civil rights. Schools must be aware of their obligations and best practices to ensure compliance. The attorneys at Sanghavi Law Office have in-depth knowledge of the relevant federal laws, and years of experience advising schools of their responsibilities to students and employees.
For schools with questions about whether their policies and procedures and practices are compliant with federal and state requirements, Sanghavi Law Office can conduct a wide-range of audits in order to advise institutions on necessary changes. The attorneys at Sanghavi Law Office are experienced in conducting focus groups for constituencies, reviewing policies and, procedures, and analyzing the results in the context of relecant laws to provide advice regarding steps necessary for compliance.
Potential audits include evaluating:
- Policies and practices to address possible sexual harassment
- Physical accessibility
- Possible program barriers based on protected classes (e.g., race, disability)
- Disability accommodations practices
- Title IX compliance
- Practices related to English language learners