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    Notice of Non-Discrimination

    The District prohibits discrimination, including harassment, against any student or employee. Discrimination is defined as treating a student, group of students, or employee differently from similarly situated individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.

    Additionally, the District does not discriminate on the basis of sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), in its education programs or activities, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and its implementing regulations, not to discriminate in such a manner.

    To read the full policy and learn about the grievance process, please see the Title IX page

    Section 504

    No qualified handicapped person shall, on the basis of handicap, be excluded from participation, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored by the school district except as specifically provided in section 504 Implementing Regulations. The Garland Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability by denying access to the benefits of District services, programs, or activities.

    Inquiries relating to any of these statements about student’s rights or grievance procedures should be directed to:

    Dr. Wendy Brower
    Section 504 Coordinator
    501 South Jupiter Road
    Garland, TX 75046-9026

    Environmental Services

    Notification of non-discrimination in Career and Technical Education programs

    Employee rights and grievances

    Employees needing information regarding employment rights or grievance procedures should contact:

    J.D. Dearing
    Director of Employee Relations