Title IX/Section 504

 
Notice of Non-discrimination
 
In compliance with the implementation of the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibiting sex discrimination in education, “no person in the United States shall on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal assistance” and furthermore; that the requirements not to discriminate in education programs and activities is extended to employment practices therein and admission thereto.
 
It is the policy of School Administration Unit #40 that all employees and students should be able to work in an environment that is free of sexual harassment.
 
Complaints regarding compliance with Title IX regulations should be submitted in writing to the Title IX Coordinator.

 

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Mr. Micah Klayman, Human Resource Director, Title IX Coordinator
100 West Street
Milford, NH 03055
603-673-2202
micah.klayman@milfordk12.org

Ms. Santina Thibedeau, Executive Director of Student Support Services, Section 504 Coordinator
100 West Street
Milford, NH 03055
603-673-2202
santina.thibedeau@milfordk12.org
 
 
TRAINING MATERIALS:
 
Section 504 Overview
Section 504 is a federal civil rights law that is designed to eliminate disability discrimination in programs and activities that receive federal funds. Since all public school districts receive federal funds, all public school districts must comply with Section 504. Under Section 504, denying a disabled student a free appropriate public education constitutes disability discrimination. In a school setting, Section 504 applies to students who:
  1. have a physical or mental impairment
  2. that substantially limits one or more major life activities and
  3. because of the disability, require accommodations, special instruction, and/or services in order to participate in and/or benefit from school as adequately as their nondisabled peers.
 
NOTICE:
 
If you or your child have information regarding an alleged sexual assault or harassment and/or discrimination there are multiple ways to report and seek support.
 
The most direct way is to notify the District's Title IX Coordinator, which will begin a process of investigation under our Title IX/Sexual Harassment protocols. We also encourage you to notify your school administrator of the incident and if applicable the Milford Police Department immediately by calling (603) 673-7742.
 
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