In an effort to provide a safe, respectful educational environment, the District prohibits discrimination in its policies, employment practices and programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or ancestry. In addition, the District shall not discriminate in the opportunities for students on the basis of parental status, marital status, or pregnancy, nor shall such students be excluded from any program or activity, including any class or any extra curricular activity. Prohibited acts of discrimination include racial, sexual, ethnic, or other types of slurs, insults, intimidation, harassment and other conduct directed toward another person in accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (discrimination based on national origin or race); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (discrimination based on gender); and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (discrimination based on age).

Individuals with concerns or inquiries about discrimination are encouraged to attempt to resolve the grievance informally by working with the administrator most directly involved in the situation. If resolution is not achieved, following persons have been designated to handle inquiries and formal complaints regarding the application of non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent, 201 E. 38th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105-5898, (605) 367-5384.

Section 504 (discrimination based on disability):
Molly Satter, Supervisor of Health Services, 201 E. 38th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105-5898m (605) 367-7933.

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