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Title IX is a federal law that was passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment). In addition, Title IX protects transgender students and students who do not conform to gender stereotypes. State law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (sex), gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 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.”
Title IX requires that each school district have at least one person designated as the Title IX Coordinator.
From the regulations governing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 External link opens in new window or tab. (20 U.S.C. 1681, 1682):
Our Schools Title IX Coordinator:
Ashley Lawson, Principal
Foresthill Divide School
(530) 367-3782