102 - Equal Educational Opportunity


    It is the policy of the North Polk Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Mary Jane Stites, Director of Special Programs, 13930 NE 6th Street, Alleman, Iowa, 515-984-3400, maryjane.stites@northpolk.org.

    The board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the school district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.


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    Legal Reference:                     20 U.S.C. §§ 1221 et seq. 

                                                    20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.

                                                    20 U.S.C. §§ 1701 et seq.

                                                    29 U.S.C. § 206 et seq.

                                                    29 U.S.C. § 794

                                                    42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e.

                                                    42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.

                                                    34 C.F.R. Pt. 100.

                                                    34 C.F.R. Pt. 104.

                                                    Iowa Code §§ 216.6;  216.9; 256.11; 280.3.

                                                    281 I.A.C. 12.

    Cross Reference:                  101     Educational Philosophy of the School District

                                                  401.1  Equal Employment Opportunity

                                                  500     Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students

                                                  506.1  Student Records

    Approved:  08/16/2007

    Reviewed:  07/19/2007, 8/21/2014, 07/19/2019

    Revised:     01/26/2010, 9/17/2016