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102 Policy: Equal Educational Opportunity

  • 100: School District
Adopted Review Frequency

Adopted: 11-16-2017
Reviewed: 03-19-2020

2-Year
  1. PURPOSE

    The purpose of this policy is to ensure that equal educational opportunity is provided for.
     
  2. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
     
    1. The policy of the school district is to provide equal educational opportunity for all students. The school district does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race,
      color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, or age. The
      school district also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled students.
       
    2. The school district prohibits the harassment of any individual based on any of the
      categories listed above. For information about the types of conduct that constitute
      violation of the school district’s policy on harassment and violence and the school
      district’s procedures for addressing such complaints, refer to the school district’s
      policy on harassment and violence.
       
    3. This policy applies to all areas of education including academics, coursework, cocurricular and extracurricular activities, or other rights or privileges of enrollment.
       
    4. Every school district employee shall be responsible for complying with this policy
      conscientiously.
       
    5. Any student, parent, or guardian having a question regarding this policy should
      discuss it with the appropriate school district official as provided by policy. In the
      absence of a specific designee, an inquiry or a complaint should be referred to the
      Human Rights Officer.

 

Legal References

Minn. Stat. § 121A.03, Subd. 2 (Sexual, Religious, and Racial Harassment and Violence Policy)
Minn. Stat. Ch. 363A (Minnesota Human Rights Act) 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972) 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (Americans with Disabilities Act)

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