What is Title IX?
Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. This law protects people from discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states 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.”
What does Title IX mean for staff and students?
In summary, Title IX is a federal regulation that protects everyone, both students and staff, from sexual misconduct and discrimination regardless of:
- Sexual Orientation
- Gender Identity
- Gender Expression
This means you have a right to be free from:
- Unequal treatment in educational programs or employment
- Sexual Harassment, such as unwelcome sexual advances, stalking or harassment on social media,
- Sexual violence, such as sexual assault, dating violence or domestic violence
Policies and Procedures Related to Title IX
Need to file a complaint? Contact our Title IX Coordinator:
151 N Ridge Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Alturas International Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, social or economic status, disability, or special needs in providing education services, activities, and programs.