• Notice of Nondiscrimination

    Polk School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Polk School District is expressly prohibited from subjecting any person to discrimination or harassment on the basis of his/her membership in a protected class by the following laws: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title I and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

     

    Polk School District Department of Human Resources, Title IX

    The Polk School District Department of Human Resources, Title IX ensures the equitable administration of applicable federal, state, and Polk School District regulations and laws impacting the Polk School District community and fosters positive relationships between the school system and its students and employees. The Department of Human Resources, Title IX also administers the complaint and appeal processes; investigates employee, student, and community complaints of discrimination or harassment; and processes accommodation requests. In addition, it facilitates compliance with legal requirements associated with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; Age Discrimination Act; Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act; and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.