IF the LEA provides any form of financial assistance program for career and technical education students that uses award criteria they must ensure that criteria do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age.

What legislation authorizes this standard?

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Guidelines for Vocational Education Programs (ref. 1) (ref. 2)