The Burlington Community School District values our diverse society and is committed to providing quality experiences, which develop an awareness and appreciation for the capabilities, challenges, and successes of all people. It is the policy of the Burlington Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity
and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.

The board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the school district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.

Inquiries, complaints, or grievances related to this policy may be directed to Equity Coordinator, Mrs. Laci Johnson, Director of Human Resources, 1429 West Avenue, Burlington, Iowa, 52601 (319-753-6791) or the most easily accessible administrator or individual charged with managing the program or department you are attending or where you work, who will be charged with relaying the complaint to the Equity Coordinator in a timely manner. Complaints may also be
directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-0201 (515-281-4121); the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago District Office, 500 W. Madison St. Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60661, (1-800-669-4000); and/or the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St. Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60606-7204 (321-730-1560).

First Adoption:
Reviewed Dates:
December 30, 2021
Legal Reference:
20 U.S.C. §§ 1221 et seq.
20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.
20 U.S.C. §§ 1701 et seq.
29 U.S.C. § 206 et seq.
29 U.S.C. § 794
42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e.
42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.
34 C.F.R. Pt. 100.
34 C.F.R. Pt. 104.
Iowa Code §§ 216.6; 216.9; 256.11; 280.3.
281 I.A.C. 12.