The Board declares it to be the policy of this district to ensure that all district
programs and practices are free from discrimination against all qualified students
with disabilities. The Board recognizes its responsibility to provide academic and
nonacademic services and programs equally to students with and without disabilities.
The district shall provide to each qualified student with a disability enrolled in the
district, without cost to the student or parent/guardian, a free and appropriate public
education (FAPE). This includes provision of education and related aids, services, or
accommodations which are needed to afford each qualified student with a disability
equal opportunity to participate in and obtain the benefits from educational programs
and extracurricular activities without discrimination, to the same extent as each
student without a disability, consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.
The Board encourages students and parents/guardians who believe they have been
subjected to discrimination or harassment to promptly report such incidents to
The Board directs that complaints of discrimination or harassment shall be
investigated promptly, and corrective action be taken for substantiated allegations.
Confidentiality of all parties shall be maintained, consistent with the district’s legal
and investigative obligations.
The district shall not intimidate, threaten, coerce, discriminate or retaliate against
any individual for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege secured by