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105.1 - Equal Educational Opportunity




The following statement is to be published in written and electronic form in the district’s official documents and on the website.

The board will not discriminate in its educational activities and is committed to the policy that no otherwise-qualified person will be excluded from educational activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, age (for employment), national origin, marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity, covered military veteran, disability, genetic information, familial status, physical attribute, political belief/party preference, or socio-economic status (for programs). Further, 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.

There is a grievance procedure related to this policy. If you have questions or a grievance, please contact the district’s Equity Coordinators:

Associate Superintendent Shannon Bisgard
Phone: 319-447-3028 / Email:

Chief Officer of Human Resources Karla Christian
Phone: 319-447-3036 / Email:

Linn-Mar Community School District
2999 N 10th Street, Marion IA 52302
Fax: 319-377-9252
Office Hours: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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.

Adopted: 11/08
Reviewed: 10/11; 5/14; 9/16
Revised: 9/10; 4/13; 7/17; 10/17
Related Policy (Code #): 101.1; 105.1-R; 105.1-E1-E6; 400.1; 500.1
Legal Reference (Code of Iowa): 20 USC §§ 1221 et seq; 20 USC §§ 1681 et seq;
20 USC §§ 1701 et seq; 29 USC § 206; 29 USC § 794; 42 USC §§ 2000d, 2000e;
42 USC §§ 12101 et seq; 34 CFR Pt 100; 34 CRF Pt 104;
§§ 216.6; 216.9; 256.11; 280.3; 281 IAC 12