1000 - Governing Principles

1720-4015-7225 R Title IX Protection Against Sex Discrimination

The Pender County Board of Education will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, in admission to its educational programs, or in employment policies and practices in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator is the Director for Human Resources, and may be reached at (910) 259-2187. Correspondence to the Title IX Coordinator should be sent to Pender County Schools, 925 Penderlea Hwy., Burgaw, N.C., 28425. Grievances regarding alleged sexual harassment may be raised according to the procedures outlined in Board Policy 1710/4015/7225.

Legal References:
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 U.S.C. 621 et seq.; Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., 28 C.F.R. pt. 35; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 705(20), 794, 34 C.F.R. pt. 104; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq., 34 C.F.R. pt. 100; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., 29 C.F.R. pt. 1604; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., 34 C.F.R. pt. 106; Racial Incidents and Harassment Against Students at Educational Institutions; Investigative Guidance, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (1994); Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance: Harassment of Students by School Employees, Other Students, or Third Parties, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (2001); Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, 523 U.S. 75 (1998); G.S. 115C-335.5, -407.9 through -407.12; 126-16; State Board of Education Policy HRS-A-007
Cross References:
Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Complaint Procedure (policy 1720/4015/7225), Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities (1730/4022/7231), Prohibition Against Retaliation (1760/7280), School Plan for Management of Student Behavior (policy 4302), Professional Employees: Demotion and Dismissal (7930), Classified Personnel: Suspension and Dismissal (7940)
Adopted:
Friday, 04 May 2012
Last Updated: