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1122 - Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity

The School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, handicapping condition, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or social and family background in its programs, harassment and bullying policies, and activities, including employment opportunities.

It is the legal obligation and the policy of the Board to employ only those persons who are best qualified, with or without reasonable accommodations.

The Superintendent shall appoint a compliance officer whose responsibility will be to require compliance with Federal and State regulations related to employees and to promptly manage any complaints in accordance with the law. The compliance officer shall also require that proper notice of nondiscrimination for Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and/or their implementing regulations, will be provided to staff members and the general public. Any sections of the District's collectively-bargained agreements dealing with hiring, promotion, and tenure will contain a statement of nondiscrimination similar to that in the Board's statement above.

F.S. 553.501 et seq., Florida Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Implementation Act
F.S. 1000.05
29 U.S.C. 621 et seq., Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
29 U.S.C. 701 et seq., Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended
20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., Title IX
42 U.S.C. 2000e, et seq., Civil Rights Act of 1964
42 U.S.C. 12112, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended
42 U.S.C. 2000ff et seq., The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
29 C.F.R. Part 1635

Adopted 6/15/10
Revised 4/1/14

© Neola 2010

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