Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), provides that “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.” 20 U.S.C. §1681(a).
Canyons School District is committed to providing equal access and equal opportunity in its programs, services and employment including its policies, complaint processes, program accessibility, District facility use, accommodations and other Equal Employment Opportunity matters. No District employee or student shall be subjected to discrimination in employment or any District program or activity on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Federal law requires that schools have and distribute a policy that prohibits sexual harassment based on sex and acts of sexual violence.
Policy 400.021/500.021–Sexual Harassment (Title IX) defines sexual harassment and outlines the policies and procedures that the District follows in identifying, investigating, and responding to allegations of sexual harassment. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation: