ACB - All Students Belong

Code: ACB
Adopted: 11.18.2020


All Students Belong

All students are entitled to a high quality educational experience, free from discrimination or harassment based on perceived race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or national origin.
All employees are entitled to work in an environment that is free from discrimination or harassment.
All visitors are entitled to participate in an environment that is free from discrimination or harassment.
The district prohibits the use or display of any symbols of hate on district  grounds or in any district- or school-sponsored program, service or activity, except when used in teaching curriculum that is aligned to the Oregon State Standards. The term “symbol of hate” is defined in Oregon Administrative Rule 581-022-2312 and includes, but is not limited to, the noose, the swastika and the Confederate flag.
The district prohibits the hostile expression of animus toward or about another person or group of persons, based on a perception of target’s perceived race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. The hostile expression may take the form of language or other behavior. 
Nothing in this policy is intended to interfere with the lawful use of district facilities pursuant to a lease or license.
The district will use administrative regulation ACB-AR - Bias Incident Complaint Procedure to process reports or complaints of bias incidents.
END OF POLICY

Legal Reference(s):

 
ORS 659.850
ORS 659.852
OAR 581-022-2312