Clay County District Schools takes seriously our obligations to ensure that no student or employee suffers discrimination on the basis of sex, as defined in Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.
Title IX is a federal law, enacted in 1972 states: 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.
It is the policy of the Board to maintain an educational and work environment which is free from all forms of unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment. School Board Policy(Anti-Harassment) also prohibits harassment on the basis of sex including sexual orientation, transgender status, or gender identity and encourages those within the school district community who feel aggrieved to seek assistance upon which time the school or district will take immediate steps to end the harassment.
Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment, which is defined as conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: