It is the policy of the Urbandale Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of gender, race, national origin, creed, religion, parental status, age, martial status, sexual orientation or disability in its education programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Titles VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Iowa Civil Rights Act.
It is also the policy of this District that curriculum content and instructional materials utilized reflect the cultural and racial diversity present in the United States and the variety of careers, roles and life-styles open to women as well as to men in our society. One of the objectives of the total curriculum and teaching strategies is to reduce stereotyping and to eliminate bias on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, age and disability. The curriculum fosters respect and appreciation for the cultural diversity found in our country and an awareness of the rights, duties, and responsibilities of each individual as a member of a pluralistic society.
Inquiries regarding compliance with these policies may be directed to the Superintendent, Urbandale Community School District, Merle Hay Centre, Suite 500 West, 6200 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa 50322 or call 515-457-5000, to the Director of the Iowa Civil Rights, Department of Education, Kansas City, Missouri.
The Urbandale Community School District Complaint Procedure in its entirely is located in the Board of Directors Policy Book. Procedures for staff are outlined in Board Policy 425. Procedures for parents, students, and community members are referred to in Board Policy 229. Copies are in each Principal's office and also in the Administration Office.
If additional assistance is needed, contact the Superintendent, Merle Hay Centre, Suite 500 West, 6200 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa 50322 or call 515-457-5000.
See Board Policy 545 - Equal Educational Opportunities; Prohibition of Harassment and Bullying of Students.
See Board Policy 602 - Equal Educational Opportunities.
See Board Policy 603 - Multi-Cultural, Gender Fair Program.