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AC - Non-discrimination

Code: AC
Adopted: 10/10/90
Re-adopted: 10/11/95, 8/13/97, 3/10/10, 11/9/11, 9/23/15, 9/28/17, 11/15/2017
Original Code: 1100

The district prohibits discrimination and harassment on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to, an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status, veterans’ status, or because of the perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status of any other persons with whom the individual associates.

The district prohibits discrimination and harassment in, but not limited to, employment, assignment and promotion of personnel; educational opportunities and services offered students; student assignment to schools and classes; student discipline; location and use of facilities; educational offerings and materials; and accommodating the public at public meetings.

The Board encourages staff to improve human relations within the schools, to respect all individuals and to establish channels through which patrons can communicate their concerns to the administration and the Board.

The superintendent shall appoint and make known the individuals to contact on issues concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and other civil rights or discrimination issues .  The district will publish complaint procedures providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints from students, employees and the public, and such procedures will be available at the district’s administrative office and available on the home page of the district’s website.

The district prohibits retaliation and discrimination against an individual who has opposed any discrimination act or practice; because that person has filed a charge, testified, assisted or participated in an investigation, proceeding or hearing; and further prohibits anyone from coercing, intimidating, threatening or interfering with an individual for exercising any rights guaranteed under state and federal law.


1. “Sexual orientation” means an individual’s actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender identity, regardless of whether the individual’s gender identity, appearance, expression or behavior differs from that traditionally associated with the individual’s sex at birth.
2. Director of Human Resources, 1419 NW Valley View Drive, Roseburg, Oregon 97471.  Phone number: (541) 440-4007.


Legal Reference(s)

ORS 174.100
ORS 192.630
ORS 326.051(1)(e)
ORS 659.805
ORS 659.815
ORS 659.850 to -860
ORS 659.865
ORS 659.870
ORS 659A.003
ORS 659A.006
ORS 659A.009
ORS 659A.029
ORS 659A.030
ORS 659A.040
ORS 659A.103 to -145
ORS 659A.230 to -233
ORS 659A.236
ORS 659A.309
ORS 659A.321
ORS 659A.409
OAR 581-021-0045
OAR 581-021-0046
OAR 581-021-0049
OAR 581-022-2310
OAR 581-022-2370
OAR 839-003

Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6101-6107 (2017).
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634 (2017); 29 C.F.R Part 1626 (2017).
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213 (2017); 29 C.F.R. Part 1630 (2017); 28 C.F.R. Part 35 (2017).
Equal Pay Act of 1963, 29 U.S.C. § 206(d) (2017).
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §§ 503, 791, 793-794 (2017).
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1683 (2017); Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (2017).
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d (2017).
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e (2017).
Wygant v. Jackson Bd. of Educ., 476 U.S. 267 (1989).
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.
The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. § 4212 (2017).
Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (2017).