AC - Nondiscrimination
The district prohibits discrimination and harassment based on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to, an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veteran status or because of the perceived or actual association with any other persons within these protected classes.
The district prohibits discrimination and harassment in, but not limited to, employment, assignment and promotion of personnel; educational opportunities and services offered students; student assignment to schools and classes; student discipline; location and use of facilities; educational offerings and materials; and accommodating the public at public meetings.
The superintendent or designee shall appoint individuals in the district to contact on issues concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other civil rights or discrimination issues, and notify students, parents, and staff with their names, office addresses and phone numbers.
The district will publish complaint procedures providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints from students, employees and the public, and such procedures will be available at the district’s administrative office and available on the home page of the district’s website.
The district prohibits retaliation and discrimination against an individual who has opposed any discrimination act or practice because that person has filed a charge, testified, assisted or participated in an investigation, proceeding or hearing and further prohibits anyone from coercing, intimidating, threatening or interfering with an individual for exercising any rights guaranteed under state and federal law.
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 Includes discriminatory use of a Native American mascot pursuant to OAR 581-021-0047. Race also includes physical characteristics that are historically associated with race, including, but not limited to natural hair, hair texture, hair type and protective hairstyles as defined by ORS 659A.001 (as amended by House Bill 2935 (2021).
ORS 659.850 to -860
ORS 659A.103 to -145
ORS 659A.230 to -233
Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6101-6107.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-633; 29 C.F.R Part 1626.
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213; 29 C.F.R. Part 1630; 28 C.F.R. Part 35.
Equal Pay Act of 1963, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d).
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §§ 503, 791, 793-794.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1683; Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 34 C.F.R. Part 106.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e.
Wygant v. Jackson Bd. of Educ., 476 U.S. 267 (1989).
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, 42 U.S.C §§12101-12133
The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. § 4212.
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, 42 U.S.C §2000ff-1.
ACA - Americans with Disabilities Act
ACB – All Students Belong
GBA - Equal Employment Opportunity
JB - Equal Educational Opportunity
JFCF – Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Menacing, Bullying, Cyberbullying, Teen Dating Violence and Domestic Violence
Complaints regarding discrimination or harassment, on any basis protected by law, shall be processed in accordance with the procedures found in KL-AR.
Complaints against the Board as a whole or against an individual Board member, should be made to the Board chair and may be referred to District Counsel. Complaints against the Board chair may be made directly to Board vice chair.