Notice of Non-Discrimination
All students enrolled in the schools of this district shall be afforded equal educational opportunities in strict accordance with law. No student shall be denied access to or benefit from any educational program or activity or from a co-curricular or athletic activity on the basis of the student’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectational or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, socioeconomic status, or disability. The Board shall assure that all students are free from harassment, sexual or otherwise.
The requirement not to discriminate extends to employment as applicable.
Equality in Educational Programs
New Jersey Title 6A (Equality in Educational Programs) requires that all school districts submit the following to the Commissioner of Education:
- Resolution of Equal Educational Opportunity
- Affirmative Action Plan for School and Classroom Practices which deals with equal opportunity within the school setting (generally those areas involving the district's "Educational Opportunity" Policy).
- Affirmative Action Plan for Employment/Contract Practices, which deals with equal opportunity and contractual vendor relationships.