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Discrimination

The District prohibits discrimination and discriminatory harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or any other group as required by state and federal laws. The District prohibits discrimination and discriminatory harassment on school property, at school activities, or off campus if the conduct has a strong nexus to school. Students in the District shall not be subject to discrimination or discriminatory harassment, excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of school programs or activities on the basis of race, color national origin, sex, or disability. The District is committed to working with students and parents to prevent all discrimination and discriminatory harassment and provide equal access to educational programs and a safe learning environment for all students.

Discrimination is defined as the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different individuals on the grounds of race, age, or sex, including sexual orientation or gender identity. Discriminatory language is defined as slurs, epithets, phrases, nicknames, expressions, labels, name calling or any similar language that have a history of being discriminatory or are often used in a derogatory way, targeted at a protected class, regardless of whether the speaker intended the
language to be discriminatory. The use of the ā€œNā€ word will always be discriminatory language, no matter the context in which the word is used. Display of Confederate or Nazi flag, or other emblems that have a history or association with prejudicial discrimination and/or racism are examples of discriminatory harassment.

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