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Title VI of 1964 Civil Rights Act
"No person in the United States shall, on the grounds or race, color or national origin be excluded from, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972
"No person shall, on the basis of gender, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."

Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973
"No otherwise qualified persons with disabilities shall, solely by reason of their disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."

Guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Gender and Disability in Vocational Education Programs, 1979
As a result of the court ruling in Adams vs. Califano, state education agencies are required to develop methods of administration for assuring sub-recipient’s compliance with Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.

Americans with Disabilities Act Of 1990
This Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all services, programs, and activities of the public and private sector regardless of funding source.

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