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.


The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or marital status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to i.e. Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:


Name and/or Title:  Superintendent of Schools/His or Her Designee

Address:  2508 27th Street

Telephone No.:  (402) 563-7000


The board affirms the right of all students and staff to be treated with respect and to be protected from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm and harassment.  Harassment or discriminatory behavior that denies civil rights or access to equal educational opportunities includes comments, name-calling, physical conduct or other expressive behavior directed at an individual or group that intentionally demeans the race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or marital status of the individual or individuals or creates an intimidating, hostile or demeaning environment for education.


Legal Reference:                       Neb. Statute 79-2,114-2,124

                                                20 U.S.C. §§ 1221 et seq.

                                                20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.

                                                20 U.S.C. §§ 1701. - 1721

                                                29 U.S. C. § 794

                                                42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.

                                                28 C.F.R. Pt. 35.1

                                                34 C.F.R. Pt. 100

                                                34 C.F.R. Pt. 104

                                                34 C.F.R. Pt. 106


Cross Reference:                      102      Educational Philosophy of the District

402.01  Equal Employment Opportunity

404.06 Harassment by Employees

501      Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for    Students

504.17 Harassment by Students



Adopted:       12-08-03                                               

Revised:        12-12-11                                                COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

                                                                                    Columbus, Nebraska