The Mequon-Thiensville School District shall not discriminate against any person in admission to the District or deny participation in, deny the benefits of, in any curricular, extracurricular, pupil services, to any program, or activity, school-sponsored food service programs, standards and rules of behavior, including pupil harassment, disciplinary actions, including suspensions and expulsions, acceptance and adminstration of gifts, bequests, scholarships and other aids, benefits and services to pupils from private agencies, organizations, or persons, or facilities usage on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin (including Limited English Proficiency), ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual or transgender orientation or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability or handicap as required by law.
This policy also prohibts discrimination as defined by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, and national origin), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (handicap), and Americans with Disabilities Act (disability).
Discrimination complaints shall be processed in accordance with established procedures.
The Mequon-Thiensville School District shall provide appropriate educational services or programs for students who have been identified as having a handicap or disability, regardless of the nature or severity of the handicap or disability.
The Mequon-Thiensville School District encourages informal resolution of discrimination complaints. A formal complaint resolution procedure is available, however, to address allegations of violations of the District's equal educational opportunities policy.
Any questions concerning this policy, or policy compliance, should be directed to:
5000 W. Mequon Rd.
Mequon, WI 53092
The responsibilities of the Compliance Officer identified above include serving as the District's Title IX Coordinator (sex discrimintation and sexual harassment issues and complaints), Section 504 Coordinator (handicap/disability discrimination issues and complaints), and coordinator of all other student non-discriminitation-related issues and complaints.
It is the policy of the Mequon-Thiensville School District that no person may be illegally discriminated against in employment based on disability in accordance with the ADA, or any other factor prohibited by state or federal law.
Reasonable accommodations shall be made for qualified individuals with a disability, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the District or fundamentally alter the nature of the programs.
Requests for accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act or under the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act from current employees must be made in writing in accordance with District policy.