Policy P6-3

Equity and excellence in schools remain among the highest priorities in American education. A major theme throughout the history of schooling in the United States is gradual extension of educational services to men and woman of diverse, racial, ethnic, and religious heritages.

Lynchburg City Schools do not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs or activities which it operates. Lynchburg City Schools are required by Title IX of the Education Amendments (PL 92-318) of 1972 and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare regulations to implement Title IX, Prohibition of Sex Discrimination in Educational Programs and Activities Receiving Federal FinancialAssistance, not to discriminate in such a manner.

Legal Reference:

Regulations implementing Americans with Disabilities Act effective 1/26/92 for access, 7/26/92 for employment. (1992)

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. (Regulation 86.6. . .) Adoption of grievance procedures (b) Complaint procedure of recipient.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitative Acts of 1973. 34 C.F.R. Sections 104.7 (a) and (b).

Adopted by School Board: June 22, 1976