What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits
sex discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs, including athletic programs,
or activities that receive federal funding. Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment, rape, and sexual assault.
“No person in the United States shall, on the
basis of sex, be excluded from participation in,
be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to
discrimination under any educational program or
activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
20 U.S.C. § 1681 and 34 C.F.R. Part 106
Below is Board Policy D1130 regarding Equal Employment and Educational Opportunities and Unlawful Discrimination