The Board and the District will not discriminate in its educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, disability, age (except for permitting/prohibiting students to engage in certain activities), marital status or genetic information in accordance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
The Board and the District will not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of age, race, creed, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information in accordance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
Further, the Board and the District affirm the right of all students and staff to be treated with respect and to be protected from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm and harassment.
The Board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the District to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.
The District has adopted grievance procedures for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to sex discrimination pursuant to Title IX, please contact Mary McCrea, Title IX Coordinator, 222 Walnut St, Eddyville, Iowa 52553, 641-969-4226, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the U.S. Department of Education (attn. Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights; 400 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC 20202; 800-421-3481; OCR@ed.gov). If you have questions or a grievance related to any other provision of this policy, please contact the Superintendent, 222 Walnut St, Eddyville, Iowa 52553, 641-969-4226; to the Director of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-1004, 1-800-457-4416; to the Office for Civil Rights Chicago Office, United States Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-4544, (312) 730-1560; or to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chicago Office, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60661, 1-800-669-4000. Inquiries may also be directed to the Director, Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146.
REVIEWED: 11/18/2019 - APPROVED 12/03/2019
REVISED: 02/08/2021 – APPROVED 03/15/2021