Policy # R 1.3.1: Nondiscrimination (staff)

Policy # R 1.3.1: Nondiscrimination (staff)

Policy Title: Nondiscrimination (staff)
Policy Level: R 1.3.1
Date Approved: Policy Adopted: 6-7-76; Amended: 5-8-85; Amended: 9-24-87

It is the policy of I.S.D. 834 that I.S.D. 834, in compliance with current state and federal statutes and regulations and in recognition of its obligation to provide equal opportunity in education and employment for all persons within its jurisdiction, affirms that it will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, membership or activity on a local commission, disability or age in the following areas:

A. Education Practices

  1. Access to course offerings
  2. Curricular materials
  3. Counseling practices
  4. Co-curricular activities
  5. Use of school facilities


B. Employment Practices

  1. Advertising
  2. Pre-employment inquiries
  3. Employment criteria
  4. Hiring and termination
  5. Job classification and structure
  6. Promotions
  7. Grievance procedures are defined and timelines identified and officers designated in the attendant administrative regulations and procedures.

Legal References:
Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. #2000 et seq.
Title IX Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681-6
363.03 Unfair discriminatory practices
363.06 Grievances

Rationale: To ensure the district abides by state and federal law and creates an environment that models to core values of this district.