Nondiscrimination Policy and Complaint Procedure

Non-Discrimination Policy and Complaint Procedure

It is the policy of the Union City Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, age or religion on ANY of the programs or practices in the school system. A complaint may be filed by anyone who had a grievance regarding discrimination as set forth in one of the following statutes: (1) The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, (2) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, or (3) Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

A complaint of discrimination on the basis of a disability should be sent to the Union City School’s Coordinator of Section 504 within 5 days of the date of the alleged discrimination. A complaint to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or religion should be sent to the Coordinator of Title VI and Title IX within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. A complaint must be in writing on a form provided by the Union City Board of Education and must be signed