School City of East Chicago
Bylaws & Policies


The School Board does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

The Superintendent shall appoint a compliance officer whose responsibility it will be to ensure that Federal and State regulations are complied with and that any inquiries or complaints are dealt with promptly in accordance with law. S/He shall also ensure that proper notice of nondiscrimination for Title II, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Act is provided to staff members and the general public. Any sections of the Corporation's collectively-bargained, negotiated agreements dealing with hiring, promotion, and tenure need to contain a statement of nondiscrimination similar to that in the Board's statement above. In addition, any gender-specific terms should be eliminated from such contracts.

I.C. 20-33-1-6
I.C. 20-28-10-12
I.C. 20-28-10-13
20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., Title IX
29 U.S.C. 701 et seq., Rehabilitation Act of 1973
42 U.S.C. 1981 et seq.
42 U.S.C. 2000ff et seq., The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
42 U.S.C. 2000 et seq., Civil Rights Act of 1964
29 U.S.C. 623 et seq., Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
U.S. Constitution, XIV Amendment
29 C.F.R. Part 1635

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