Of the over 3 million people in Iowa, 62,230 live in Council Bluffs!
The Council Bluffs Community School District shall not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices as required under all applicable Federal or Iowa statutes and regulations and/or policies and rules of this District. This policy applies to staff, students, parents/guardians, patrons, visitors, volunteers and all persons who have business or other interaction with the District.
The Board of Directors shall encourage and provide such educational programs, activities and employment practices and policies that promote a genuine understanding and mutual respect for people of diverse backgrounds and cultures, and provide for multicultural and gender fair approaches to the educational program. Affirmative action measures will be taken to correct deficiencies where such remedies are appropriate.
The Board shall annually appoint a male and female compliance officer and/or alternate who will be vested with the authority and responsibility for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with applicable nondiscrimination laws and regulations, and processing all related complaints in accordance with the procedures identified in Regulation 102.1. In the event the compliance officer becomes a party to a complaint, the alternate compliance officer shall assume this responsibility. The name/title, address and phone number of the compliance officers are set forth in Regulation 102.1.
No retaliation of any kind shall be permitted against an individual who makes a good faith complaint or who otherwise participates in the complaint process under this policy.
This policy will be distributed to applicants for employment and disseminated annually to employees, students and parents/guardians as required by law.