Policy No. 603.4


Enrolled children in the school district community shall have an equal opportunity for a quality public education without discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, or veteran’s status.

The education program shall be free of such discrimination and provide equal opportunity for participants.  The education program shall foster knowledge of respect and appreciation for the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, as well as men and women, to society.  It shall also reflect the wide variety of roles open to both men and women and provide equal opportunity to both sexes.

Inquiries regarding compliance with equal education opportunity shall be directed to the compliance officer by writing to the superintendent at the Central Administrative Office, Title IX Compliance Officer, 1000 West Tonawanda Avenue, Rockwell City, IA 50579, or by telephoning (712) 297-7222; or by writing to the Director of thew Region VII Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education, Kansas City, Missouri.  Further information and copies of the procedures for filing a grievance are available in the central administrative office and the administrative office in each attendance center.