File:  JB

EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

All students of the District have equal educational opportunities.

Students have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion, sex, economic status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability or military status in all decisions affecting admissions; membership in school-sponsored organizations, clubs or activities; access to facilities; distribution of funds; academic evaluations or any other aspect of school-sponsored activities.  Any limitations with regard to participation in a school-sponsored activity are based on criteria reasonably related to that specific activity.

[Adoption date:  October 18, 2017]

LEGAL REFS.:  The Elementary and Secondary Education Act; 20 USC 1221 et seq.

Civil Rights Act, Title VI; 42 USC 2000d et seq.

Civil Rights Act, (Amended 1972), Title VII; 42 USC 2000e et seq.

Executive Order 11246, 1965, amended by Executive Order 11375

Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX, Pub. L. No. 92-318 (1972)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 20 USC 1400 et seq.

Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008; 42 USC 12101 et seq.

Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504

ORC 9.60 through 9.62

Chapter 4112

OAC 3301-35-02; 3301-35-04

CROSS REFS.:  AC, Nondiscrimination

ACA, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex

ACB, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability

GBA, Equal Opportunity Employment

IGBA, Programs for Students with Disabilities

IGBB, Programs for Students Who are Gifted

IGBI, English Learners

IGBJ, Title I Programs

JECAA, Admission of Homeless Students

JFA, Student Due Process Rights