Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1973 ("Title IX") is a federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in all educational programs and activities, including athletic programs. No person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity operated by the district. Title IX protects all participants in the district's educational programs and activities, including students, parents, employees and job applicants. The district does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities as outlined in Bear Lake School District Policy #3085 All Questions regarding Title IX requirements may referred to district's Title IX Coordinators.
The Title IX Coordinator can provide information on Title IX, including information about the Coordinator's position, complaint procedures and application district policies to any student or employee who feel that his or her rights under Title IX have been violated by the district or its officials. In addition, any student or employee may make an inquiry or complaint directly to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.