JB - Equal Educational Opportunity

Code: JB
Adopted: 10/10/90 
Re-adopted: 8/13/97
Original Code: 7010

Every student of the district will be given equal educational opportunities regardless of race, color, creed, disability, marital status or national origin.

Further, no student will, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participating in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity conducted by the district.  The district will treat its students without discrimination on the basis of sex as this pertains to course offerings, athletics, counseling, employment assistance and extracurricular activities.

[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.

Legal Reference(s)

ORS 174.100
ORS 192.630
ORS 326.051
ORS 329.025
ORS 329.035
ORS 336.067
ORS 336.082 
ORS 336.086
ORS 342.123
ORS 659.850
ORS Chapter 659
ORS Chapter 659A
ORS 659A.003
ORS 659A.006
ORS 659A.030 
OAR 581-021-0045
OAR 581-021-0046
OAR 581-022-1140
OAR 839-003-0000
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d (2006).
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e (2006).
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §§ 791, 793-794 (2006).
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1683 (2006); Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (2006).
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213; 29 C.F.R. Part 1630 (2006); 28 C.F.R. Part 35 (2006).
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.