• "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal assistance."

    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964

     

    The District Title IX Coordinator is:

    David Scott

    Assistant Superintendent of Operations

    PO Box 8958

    Collinsville, VA 24078

    Phone: (276) 634-4741
    Fax: (276) 638-2925

    Email: TitleIXCoordinator@henry.k12.va.us

     

    Statement of Title IX

    In compliance with regulations implementing Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1973, and applicable state laws, the Board of Education prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or past or present physical or mental disability. Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, direct or indirect demands or requests for sexual favors, sexual comments, gestures or other physical actions of a sexual nature when:

    • submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's educational success;
    • submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for educational decisions affecting such individual; or such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational environment.

     

    Grievance procedures are available which provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging violations of Title IX. These procedures are available to all participants, students and employees in Henry County Public Schools.

    Notification of Grievance Procedures

    Please be informed that the School Board of Henry County is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, military or Veteran status, national origin, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or past or present physical or mental disability in any of its education programs, activities or employment policies. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, the following grievance procedure is presented:

    The purpose of this procedure shall be to settle equitably, at the lowest possible administrative level, issues which may arrive with respect to possible discrimination within Henry County Public Schools. The grievance proceedings will be kept as informal and confidential as may be appropriate at any level of the procedure.