You are here

500.1 Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students



This series of the Board policy manual is devoted to the Board's goals and objectives for assisting students of the District in obtaining an education.  Each student shall have an opportunity to obtain an education in compliance with District policies, regulations, directives, and plans. 

It is a goal of the Board to develop healthy social, intellectual, emotional, and physical self-concepts in the students attending school within the District.  Each student attending school will have the opportunity to utilize the educational program and services as a means for self-improvement and individual growth.  Students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that assures other students the same opportunities. 

The Board supports the delivery of the educational program and services to students free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, religion, creed, disability, sex, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic background.

These policies shall apply to all students enrolled in or attending programs in the District.  If a student is taking classes or courses or participating in activities at another institution or district, the student must also abide by the policies, rules and regulations of the other institution or district while participating in such classes, courses or activities.



Date of Review:  October 14, 2019

Date of Revision:

October 14, 2019







Legal References:

216.9, 256.11, 279.8, 280.3, 280.17, 280.28, Code of       Iowa; 281 I.A.C. Chapter 12, Chapter 102; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 42 U.S.C. 2000c et seq.; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et. seq.; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794; Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. §1401 et. seq.; Americans With Disabilities Act 42 U.S.C. §12101, et. seq.; 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104 and 106