Every child, regardless of religionrace, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, cultural or economic background, height, weight, marital status, political belief, or handicap as defined under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, is entitled to equal opportunity for educational development.

No student will be excluded from participating in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity conducted by the district.  The board shall treat its students without discrimination as this pertains to course offerings, athletics, counseling, employment assistance and extracurricular activities.

LEGAL REF: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990.

Adopted:  7/1/93

Revised:    8/8/2002, 6/26/03