217P - Non-Discrimination

  • The School Board is committed to non-discrimination with regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, disability, military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law or based on a belief that such characteristic exists.

    This commitment prevails in all of the School Board’s policies and practices concerning staff, students, educational programs and services, and individuals and entities with whom the Board does business.


    Legal Reference(s):
    34 CFR Part 106.9

    20 U.S.C. Section(s) 1681-1688

    29 U.S.C. Section(s) 794

    42 U.S.C. Section(s) 2000d-2000d-7, 2000e-2000e-17, 2000ff-1

    Constitution of Virginia, article I, section 11

    Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Section(s) 2.2-3900, 2.2-3901, 2.2-3902, 22.1-23.3, 22.1-295.2


    Cross Reference(s):
    Policy 429P, Students- Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation

    Policy 504P, Personnel- Equal Employment Opportunity/Non-Discrimination

    Policy 506P, Personnel- Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation

    Regulation 506R, Personnel- Appendix: Complaint of Discrimination/Prohibited Harassment and/or Retaliatory Conduct Form


    Adopted: November 19, 1990
    Amended: May 28, 2003
    Amended: May 17, 2016
    Amended: June 19, 2018
    Amended: September 18, 2018
    Amended: March 16, 2021
    Amended: June 15, 2021