File: ACA


The School Committee, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, declares that the school system does not and will not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities of the public schools. This policy will extend not only to students with regard to education opportunities, but also to employees with regard to employment opportunities.

The School Committee will continue to ensure fair and equitable educational and employment opportunities, without regard to sex, to all of its students and employees.

The Committee will designate an individual to act as the school system’s Title IX compliance officer. All students and employees will be notified of the name, office address, and telephone number of the compliance officer (Assistant Superintendent for Business & Personnel).


LEGAL REFS.: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
45 CFR, Part 86, (Federal Register, 6/4/75) 
M.G.L. 76:5, 76:16 (Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1971)
BESE 603 CMR 26:00

CROSS REFS.: AC — Nondiscrimination 
                JB — Equal Educational Opportunity

School Committee reading and approval: 10/9/12
Reviewed by Policy Subcommittee:  3/25/13 (no revisions made)