Board Policy 2266 – NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEX IN DISTRICT PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES
The District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education program or activities, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the applicability of Title IX and its implementing regulations to the District may be referred to the District’s Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, or both.
A Draft of the District’s Policy and Procedures can be found at: Title IX.pdf
Reports and Complaints of Harassing Conduct
The Board is committed to promptly and equitably resolving student and employee complaints alleging Sexual Harassment. Members of the School District community, (students and Board employees, as well as, Board members, agents, volunteers, contractors, and all other third parties) are encouraged to promptly report incidents of harassing conduct to an administrator, supervisor or other School District official so that the Board may address the conduct promptly. Any administrator, supervisor, or other District official who receives such a complaint shall promptly notify a District Title IX Coordinator. Complaints can be received in person, by mail, by telephone or by electronic mail.
Investigation and Complaint Procedure
The District has adopted a grievance procedure to provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints alleging any action that would be prohibited by Title IX and its implementing regulations. This procedure describes how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a complaint of sexual harassment, and how the District will respond.
For a full description of the New Richmond Schools policy relating to sexual harassment, including both formal and informal complaint procedures, please visit Title IX.pdf.
New Richmond Schools Title IX Coordinator
The following individual is designated to serve as the District’s Title IX Coordinator. Such Coordinators are authorized to coordinate the District’s efforts to comply with its responsibilities under Title IX.
Special Education/Pupil Services Director
1135 Bethel-New Richmond Road
New Richmond, Ohio 45157
The Title IX Coordinator is also the Compliance Officer or Civil Rights Coordinator for any applicable board policies related to nondiscrimination and anti-harassment, including Section 504/ADA.