Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (34 C.F.R. Part 106) is a federal civil rights statue that prohibits discrimination of the basis of sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance, stating:
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
The following are examples of the types of discriminations that are covered under Title IX: sexual harassment; the failure to provide equal opportunity in athletics; discrimination in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses and programs; and discrimination based on pregnancy.
Board Policy 4.11 Equal Educational Opportunity
No students in Green Forest School District shall, on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity sponsored by the District.
Green Forest High School offers Career and Technical Education Programs in:
Agricultural Power, Structural, and Technical Systems;
Automotive Service Technology
Family & Consumer Science-Family Studies
Industrial Equipment Technology
Social Media & Communications Welding
Admission to these programs is based on career interest, aptitude, required prerequisites and course availability. It is the policy of Green Forest High School not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
It is the policy of Green Forest Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended.
Green Forest Schools will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all
educational and vocational programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact:
Terry Darnell, Title IX Coordinator, or
Trish Evans, 504 Coordinator, or
Glenda Ayers, ELL Coordinator
PO Box 1950
Green Forest, AR 72638