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AC Nondiscrimination-Equal Opportunty and Affirmative Action

There shall be no discrimination against and harassment of employees, candidates for employment, students and others with rights to admission or access to school programs, activities or premises on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, ancestry or national origin, age or disability.

The Superintendent/Affirmative Action Officer shall be responsible for ensuring that notice of compliance with Federal and State civil rights laws is provided to all applicants for employment, employees, students, parents and others, as appropriate.

The Superintendent of Schools is responsible for the development of regulations necessary to implement this policy.

Legal References:       Equal Employment Opportunities Act of 1972 (P.L. 92-261) amending Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000(e) et seq.)

                                    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.)

                                    Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352)

                                    Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq.)

                                    Equal Pay Act of 1963 (29 U.S.C. § 206)

                                    Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 794 et seq.)

                                    Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.)

                                    Maine Human Rights Act (5 MRSA § 4551, et seq.)

                                                                                                                       

Adopted:                     ______3/17/2010_________

Reviewed:                   _______________________

Revised:                      ______8/1/2016_______