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 Multi-Cultural and Gender Fair Education

MULTICULTURAL AND GENDER FAIR EDUCATION

Students shall have an equal opportunity for a quality education without discrimination, regardless of their race, religion, color, sex, marital status, national origin or disability.

The education program shall be free of discrimination and provide equal opportunity for the students.  The education program shall foster knowledge of and respect and appreciation for the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, as well as men and women, to society.  Special emphasis shall be placed on Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and persons with disabilities.  It shall also reflect the wide variety of roles open to both men and women and provide equal opportunity to both sexes.

The board shall adopt a written plan for the implementation of multicultural and gender fair education and shall evaluate this plan at least every five years.  During the evaluation process, the board shall involve parents, students, employees and community members. 

Multicultural (MC) approaches to the educational program are defined as those with foster knowledge of, and rest and appreciation for, the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, including race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, and socioeconomic background.  The contributions and perspectives of Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, European Americans, and persons with disabilities. 

Gender fair (GF) approaches to the educational program are defined as approaches which foster knowledge of, and respect and appreciation for, the historical and contemporary contributions of women and men to society.  The program shall reflect the wide variety of roles open to both women and men and which provide equal opportunity to both sexes.  Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 216.9; 256.11 (1999). 281 I.A.C. 12.5(8).

 
 

 Contact Information

Lawton-Bronson Jr./Sr. High
100 Tara Way
Lawton, IA 51030
Phone: 712-944-5181
Fax: 712-944-5568
 
Lawton-Bronson Elementary
113 W. 1st Street
Bronson, IA 51007
Phone: 712-948-3361
Fax: 712-948-3211

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 Notice of Non-Discrimination

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Students, parents, employees, and others doing business with or performing services for the Lawton-Bronson Community School District are hereby notified that this school district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age (except students), religion, national origin, creed, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability in admission to, or treatment in, its programs and activities.

The school district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age (except students), religion, national origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability in admission or access to, or treatment in, its hiring and employment practices.  Any person having inquiries concerning the school district’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 or Iowa Code section 280.3 is directed to contact:

Jeff Thelander, Superintendent

Lawton-Bronson Community School

100 Tara Way

Lawton, Iowa 51030

(712) 944-5183

Who has been designated by the school district to coordinate the school district’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the ADA, Section 504 and Iowa Code 280.3.

It is the policy of the Lawton-Bronson Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (employment only), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (students/programs only) in its educational programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s equity coordinator, Jeff Thelander, Superintendent, 100 Tara Way, Lawton, Iowa, (712) 944-5183, thelanderj@lawton-bronson.k12.ia.us.

Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

FAPE is the provision of special education and related services that

·         Are provided at public expense

·         Are under public supervision and direction, and

·         Are provided without charge

·         Meet the standards of the SEA, including

                Appropriate pre-school, elementary school, or secondary school education; and are provided according to an individualized education program.