Shawnee Public Schools complies with the Civil Rights Laws (Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) in assuring the students, parents, and employees of Shawnee Public Schools that the District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, religion, age, or veteran status.
For complaints of sexual harassment, refer to District policy BH. The Superintendent is designated by the Board to coordinate District's efforts to comply with this assurance.
Prior to the filing of a written complaint alleging that a policy, procedure, or practice of the District discriminates on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, religion, age, or veteran status, the Complainant is encouraged to visit with the Compliance Officer and to make a reasonable effort to informally resolve the problem or complaint.
If the Complainant desires to proceed with a Complaint, then, within ten (10) days of an alleged violation, the Complainant shall submit a written and signed Complaint to the Compliance Officer. The Complaint shall, at a minimum, state the Complainant’s name, the nature of the alleged violation, the date of the alleged violation, the names of persons responsible, any witnesses, and the requested action or relief sought.