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What is Title IX?

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:

  • Gender
  • 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
Students - Equal Education, Nondiscrimination, Sex Equity (3280)
Students - Sexual Harassment/ Intimidation of Students (3290)
Students - Sexual Assault Prevention, Response (3285)
Personnel - Equal Employment Opportunity, Non-Discrimination (5120)
Alturas International Academy Grievance Procedure (4120)
Alturas International Academy Grievance Procedure Form (F4120)

 

Training Materials:

Receiving Complaint Process

Appeal/Resolution Process

 

Need to file a complaint?   Contact our Title IX Coordinator:

Reece Drkula
151 N Ridge Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
208-522-5145
reece.drkula@alturasacademy.org
Nondiscrimination Statement:

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.