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Policy 400.021 – Sexual Harassment (Title IX)

The Board of Education is committed to providing an educational and working environment in which all students and employees are treated with respect and dignity and have equitable opportunities for learning, participation, or work. A fundamental component of this commitment is to maintain an environment free from discrimination based on sex, or sexual harassment.

Policy 400.2 – Nondiscrimination Policy

The Board of Education is committed to providing a working and educational environment free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. Accordingly, no otherwise qualified person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to unlawful discrimination in 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.

Policy 400.3 – Drug Free Workplace

The Board of Education recognizes its responsibility to maintain public trust and confidence by providing a safe school environment for students and employees. The Board of Education is committed to compliance with state law and the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 which requires that all recipients of federal funds maintain a drug-free work place.

Policy 400.4 – Criminal Background Checks

The Board of Education is committed to providing a safe and secure environment in which students can learn. The Board recognizes the need to ensure students are instructed and served by employees who have not violated laws that would endanger students.

Policy 400.5 – Employee Health and Immunization

The Board of Education is committed to a school and employee environment that fosters student learning and encourages healthy lifestyles and lifelong wellness for students and employees. The Board of Education values employee wellness and encourages the Superintendent and District Administration to develop and maintain employee wellness initiatives and activities.

Policy 400.6 – Hiring Personnel

The Board of Education recognizes the personnel of Canyons School District constitute the most important resource for delivering a high-quality education to students. The Board of Education also recognizes that every employee can make important contributions to student learning.

Policy 400.7 – Substitute Staff Employment

It is the policy of the Board to provide staffing of the schools each day including the placement of qualified substitute teachers when necessary. The Board delegates to the District Administration the responsibility of assigning substitute teachers to the schools.

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