Title IX and Non-Discrimination Notice

Title IX and Non-Discrimination Notice and Policies

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance..." 20 U.S.C. § 1681

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs which receive federal financial assistance. Athletics are one component of Title IX. Other programs and activities which may be included are: course offerings and access, co-curricular activities, hiring, retention, benefits, and leave. Title IX also protects students and employees, both male and female, from unlawful sexual harassment in school programs and activities.

It is the policy of the Boards of Education for the Easton, Redding and Region 9 Public Schools that any form of sex discrimination or sexual harassment is prohibited in the Board’s education programs and activities, whether by students, Board employees or third parties subject to substantial control by the Board. Students, District employees and third parties are expected to adhere to a standard of conduct that is respectful of the rights of students, District employees, and third parties. It is the policy of the Board to maintain a working environment free from harassment, insults or intimidation on the basis of an employee's sex and free from discrimination based on sex. Verbal or physical conduct by a supervisor or co-worker relating to an employee's sex that has the effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, unreasonably interfering with the employee's work performance, or adversely affecting the employee's employment opportunities is prohibited.

Prohibition of Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Policy #P4118.1(a)

Administrative Regulations Regarding the Prohibition of Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Easton, Redding & Region 9 Boards of Education Title IX Training PowerPoint (presented by the law firm of Shipman & Goodwin on 2/26/2021)

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