112 Discrimination


    112 - Discrimination

    It is the policy of the School District of Fort Atkinson that no person may be denied employment by, admission to any school in the District, be denied participation in, benefits of, or be discriminated against in any curricular, co-curricular, pupil service, recreational or other program or activity because of the person's sex, race, color, national origin, protected veteran status, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation including transgender status, gender expression, gender identity, gender nonconformity or change of sex, genetic information, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability or handicap as required by s. 118.13 Wis. Stats. This policy also prohibits discrimination as defined by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race and national origin) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

    Individuals who believe they have been or are being discriminated against may file a written complaint in accordance with the procedures set forth in AR 112.  There shall be no retaliation against any individual who, in good faith, files a complaint under this policy.  Any person who engages in retaliatory conduct against a complainant in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action.

    This policy will be published annually and information about procedures (AR 112) will be provided upon request.

    The District nondiscrimination officer is the Director of Pupil Services.

    Legal Ref.:   Sections 111.31-111.39; 118.13; 118.195; 118.20, Wisconsin Statutes

    Titles VI and VII - Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended

    Title IX - Education Amendment of 1972

    Sec. 504 - Rehabilitation Act of 1973

    Age Discrimination Act of 1975

    Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

    Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

    Civil Rights Act 1991

    Individual with Disabilities Education Act

    PI 9 and PI 41 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code

    Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)


    Cross Ref.: Administrative Rule 112 – Discrimination Complaint Procedures

    Administrative Rule 112, Exhibit A – Discrimination Complaint Form

    Board Policy 411.1 – Student Harassment

    Administrative Rule 411.1 – Student Harassment Complaint Procedures

    Board Policy 512 – Employee Harassment

    Administrative Rule 512 – Employee Harassment Complaint Procedures

    Board Policy 760 – Food Service Management

    Board Policy 840 – Gifts to the School District


    Approved:  March 20, 2003

    Revised:     March 18, 2010

    January 28, 2015


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