Rush Springs Public Schools is committed to delivering the highest quality of educational services. Believing schools,parents,students, and members of the community control the conditions of success, it is our charge to enable all students to learn and succeed now and in the future.
CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE POLICY (NON-DISCRIMINATION):
The Rush Springs Board of Education is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, alienage, handicap, or veteran status. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff, events, students, the public, employment, admissions, financial aid, educational programs and services, facilities access, and individuals, companies, and firms with whom the board does business. Racial discrimination shall include racial slurs or other demeaning remarks concerning another person's race, ancestry, or country of origin and directed toward an employee, a student or a visitor.
Rush Springs Public Schools assures that it will comply with:
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C., 12131, and its implementing regulation 28 C.F.R. Part 35, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public entities.
Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000 et seq., which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C., 794, and its implementing regulation 34 C.F.R. Part 104, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicapping conditions.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., and its implementing regulation 34 C.F.R. Part 106 which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.
The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq., and its implementing regulation 34 C.F.R. Part 110, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age.
Rush Springs Public Schools will follow the regulations, guidelines, and standards under the above statutes concerning matters of employment, continued employment, and student educational programs. The board directs the superintendent of schools to prepare necessary rules, regulations, and procedures to insure that all local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines are followed. All school employees, students, and parents are to be treated fairly in all respects. Any employee, student, or parent who feels they have been subject to unfair treatment or discrimination should have the right to present their grievances according to a grievance procedure established by board of education policy. The following statement will be included in all course announcements, bulletins disseminated to all students, materials used for recruiting or describing programs and training, application or enrollment forms, brochures, and catalogs:
"The Rush Springs Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, qualified handicap, or veteran status."
Inquiries concerning application of this policy may be referred to: Pat Cave who is the Title IX/504/ADA Coordinator.
Rush Springs Public Schools____ 601 W. Blakley________________________________
District Street Address
580-476-3596________________ Rush Springs OK, 73082________________________
District Homeless Liaison Shawn Haskins PO Box 308, Rush Springs, OK 73082, phone 580-476-3447
Phone #'s: High School Middle School Elementary Superintendent
580-476-3596 580-476-3447 580-476-3172 580-476-3929
Phone extentions: 204 205 210 203