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102 Equal Educational Opportunity

 

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Series 100

 

Policy Title:  Equal Educational Opportunity

Code No.  102

 

The Board will not discriminate in its educational activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (except students), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status (for programs).

The Board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors, and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the school district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules, and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.

The Board is committed to the policy that no otherwise qualified person will be excluded from educational activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (except students), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status.  Further, the Board affirms the right of all students and staff to be treated with respect and to be protected from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm, and harassment.

 

Approved:       December 10, 2002

Reviewed:       May 9, 2017

Revised:          December 31, 2016

Legal Reference:    20 U.S.C. §§ 1221 et seq; 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.; 20 U.S.C. §§ 1701 et seq.; 29 U.S.C. § 206 et seq.; 29 U.S.C. § 794; 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e; 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.; 34 C.F.R. Pt. 100; 34 C.F.R. Pt. 104.

Iowa Code §§ 216.6; 216.9; 256.11; 280.3.

281 I.A.C. 12

Cross Reference:   101 Educational Philosophy of the School District; 401.1 Equal Employment Opportunity; 500 Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students; 506.1 Student Records