Grievance Procedures

The school district affirms that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or handicap be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits or, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity conducted under its auspices.  This shall extend to employees/students therein and admission thereto.  Inquires concerning the application of this policy, or complaints regarding this policy, may be referred to the Board of Education’s designated coordinator.  A formal complaint may be made in writing to the School District’s Compliance Officer, Margaret Reeves, Associate Principal of Programming, 1101 West Liberty Street, Medina, Ohio 44256.  At anytime during the grievance procedure a formal complaint may be filed directly with the U.S. Department of Education, Team Leader, Office for Civil Rights, 600 Superior Avenue East, Suite 750 Bank One Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44104-2611.  This policy shall prevail in all Board of Education policies concerning school employees and students.

The Board of Education designates Margaret Reeves as Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex equity), and Section 504 (handicap) Coordinator.

Legal Refs: Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended in 1972, Title VI, Title VII Executive Order 11246, 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, Title VII Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX (P.L. 92-318) 45 CFR, Parts 81, 86 (Federal Register June 4, 1985, August 11, 1975) Public Law 93-162 (Section 504)
Refs:

Board Policies 2260, 2260.01, 3122, and 3122.01

Administrative Procedure
Professional Staff
Board Policy 3122.01