Title IX

TITLE IX PROHIBITS SEX DISCRIMINATION IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

Sex-Based Discrimination, Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (including sexual harassment)

  • Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature including, but not limited to, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other unwanted verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature in the educational environment;
  • Quid pro quo sexual harassment, placing a condition of receiving a benefit or service on participation in unwelcome sexual conduct;
  • sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking;
  • gender-based harassment

Recruitment, Admissions Counseling

  • Recruitment materials, admission forms, class or career selection materials, admission of students.

Financial Assistance

  • Procedures and practices for awarding financial assistance to students

Athletics

  • Requires nondiscriminatory participation based on student interests and abilities;
  • Equal benefits and opportunities (equipment, supplies, training facilities, recruitment, support services, etc.)
  • Financial assistance 

Pregnant & Parenting Students

  • Different treatment on the basis of sex based on parental, family, or marital status;
  • Exclusion in educational programs or activities based on pregnancy, childbirth, false pregnancy

Discipline

  • Imposing consequences based on sex, gender identity, stereotypical binary expectations, etc.

Schools, Classes and Extracurricular Activities

  • Providing education programs or activities separately on the basis of sex;
  • Requiring or refusing participation by students on the basis of sex;
  • Noted exceptions: 1) contact sports in physical education; 2) classes or portions of classes that deal primarily with human sexuality; 3) non-vocational classes and extracurricular activities with a coeducational school if certain criteria are met.

Employment

  • Recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, grants of leave, benefits
  • Selection for employment

Retaliation

  • Against anyone who has reported, investigated, filed a complaint under Title IX

For an extended version of this page, please see the District Title IX page.