Board Policies

This Policy is under review.

1200 - Anti-discrimination, Anti-harassment, and Anti-retaliation

Last Updated Date: 12/14/2020

Adoption Date: 09/07/2016

Revisions History:

A. Elimination of Discrimination:

Omaha Public Schools hereby gives this statement of compliance and intends to comply with all state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination. This school district intends to take any necessary measures to assure compliance with such laws against any prohibited form of discrimination.

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following individual has been designated to accept and investigate complaints related to the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-0310). The following individual has been designated to accept and investigate complaints related to sexual harassment or sex discrimination: Title IX Coordinator, 3215 Cuming St., Omaha, NE 68131, (531)-299-0307, or equityanddiversity@ops.org.

Complaints or concerns involving discrimination or needs for accommodation or access should be addressed to the appropriate Administrator. For further information about anti-discrimination laws and regulations, or to file a complaint of discrimination with the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education (OCR), please contact the OCR at One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 268-0550 (voice), Fax (816) 268-0599, (800) 877-8339 (telecommunications device for the deaf), or ocr.kansascity@ed.gov.

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