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Non-Discrimination Policy

Non-Discrimination Policy

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE TELFAIR COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION NOT TO DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, SEX, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR HANDICAP IN ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, OR EMPLOYMENT POLICIES.

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964); sex (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Title II of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Educational Act of 1984); or handicap (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and I.D.E.A. – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) in education programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

Employees, students, and the general public are hereby notified that the Telfair County Board of Education does not discriminate in any education program or activities or in employment policies.

The following individuals have been designated as the employees responsible for coordinating the department’s efforts to implement this nondiscriminatory policy:

                Title II  Cindy Jones 
     
  Title VI Cindy Jones
     
  Title IX Eric Cowart
     
  Section 504 Lisa Jarrard
     
  I.D.E.A.  Lisa Jarrard
     
  CTAE Sherry Beasley 

 

Inquiries concerning the application of Title II, Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, or I.D.E.A. or the policies and practices of the department may be addressed to the person listed above at the Telfair County Board of Education, P. O. Box 55240, McRae-Helena, Georgia 31055