The Board of Education is committed to maintaining an employment, educational, and business environment free from harassment, intimidation or insult on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression. Positive action will be taken when necessary to eliminate such practices or remedy their effects. Sexual harassment as defined and otherwise prohibited by state and federal statutes, constitutes an unlawful form of sex discrimination in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In addition, sexual harassment constitutes violation of the California Education Code, regulations of the State Board of Education, and District Policy. As such, sexual harassment may constitute just cause for discipline pursuant to applicable Education Code Sections.
For specific board policies regarding Student or Employee Sexual Harrassment, click on the appropriate link on the right hand navigation bar.