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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. The requirement not to discriminate in its education program or activity extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR), or both.
The District has designated the following individuals to coordinate efforts to comply with and carry out its non-discrimination responsibilities, and questions regarding the District’s non-discrimination commitments, as well as related laws, regulations, and District policies, may be referred to the designated employee:
Further information regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies and procedures related to students may be found at FFH(LOCAL) and FFH(LEGAL) and further information regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies and procedures related to employees may be found at DIA(LOCAL) and DIA(LEGAL).
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:
Notification of non-discrimination in Career and Technical Education programs
- Public Notification of Non-discrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs
- Public Notification of Non-discrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs - Spanish
- Public Notification of Non-discrimination in Career and Technical Education Programs - Vietnamese
Employee rights and grievances
Employees needing information regarding employment rights or grievance procedures should contact: