Imperial Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnic group, age, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, lack of English skills, or any other unlawful consideration in providing employment, education or access to education services, activities and programs in accordance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and other Civil Rights and the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you believe that you have been or are being discriminated against, please contact your school principal or the Assistant Superintendent for proper procedures for filing a grievance.
Student Rights Pursuant to Education Code Section 221.8Top of Page
Education Code section 221.8 provides as follows:
The following list of rights, which are based on the relevant provisions of the federal regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.), may be used by the department for purposes of Section 221.6:
You have the right to fair and equitable treatment and you shall not be discriminated against based on your sex.
You have the right to be provided with an equitable opportunity to participate in all academic extracurricular activities, including athletics.
You have the right to inquire of the athletic director of your school as to the athletic opportunities offered by the school.
You have the right to apply for athletic scholarships.
You have the right to receive equitable treatment and benefits in the provision of all of the following:
Equipment and supplies.
Scheduling of games and practices.
Transportation and daily allowances.
Access to tutoring.
Practice and competitive facilities.
Medical and training facilities and services.
f. You have the right to have access to a gender equity coordinator to answer questions regarding gender equity laws.
g. You have the right to contact the State Department of Education and the California Interscholastic Federation to access information on gender equity laws.
h. You have the right to file a confidential discrimination complaint with the United States Office for Civil Rights or the State Department of Education if you believe you have been discriminated against or if you believe you have received unequal treatment on the basis of your sex.
i. You have the right to pursue civil remedies if you have been discriminated against.
j. You have the right to be protected against retaliation if you file a discrimination complaint.