Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and gender-based harassment) in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Some key issue areas in which recipients have Title IX obligations are recruitment, admissions, and counseling; financial assistance; athletics; sex-based harassment; treatment of pregnant and parenting students; discipline; single-sex education; and employment.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal statute which states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces Title IX.
North Montgomery Community School Corporation is committed to maintaining an environment free of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment. the Title IX Coordinator is responsible for all Title IX sexual harassment complaints, investigations, and related processes.
The School Corporation will promptly:
- investigate all complaints, written or verbal, of sexual harassment taken place at school or any school-sponsored activity within the United States;
- take appropriate action to stop any harassment;
- take appropriate action against any student or school employees who violates this policy;
- and take any other action reasonably calculated to end and prevent further harassment of school employees or students.