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Nondiscrimination Policy

Perry County Public School District 32 strives for equal opportunity in the educational programs and

activities it offers and in the district’s employment policies. The present nondiscrimination policy has been

approved by the Board of Education.

No person attending, being served by, seeking employment with or being employed by Perry County School

District 32 shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination

under any program, or activity of the school system on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or

handicapping condition.

Individuals have the right to pursue rights guaranteed by law and to contest decisions or actions that individuals

perceive to be discriminatory on the basis of handicap without being intimidated, harassed, or discriminated

against.

Any person or persons who feels that he, she, or they have been discriminated against in violation of the Board of

Education’s non discriminatory policy shall apply for redress or direct questions to the following Compliance

Coordinators:

Section 504 Coordinator ADA Coordinator

Stacey Seabaugh Andrew Comstock

Special Services Superintendent

Office of Special Services Perry County School District 32

326 College Street 326 College Street

Perryville, MO 63775 Perryville, Mo 63775

Telephone: (573) 547-7500 ext. 352 Telephone: (573) 547-7500 ext. 328

For the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee allegations of violations of Title IX and Section

504 regulations, the following grievance procedure should be utilized:

1. Any grievance alleging a violation shall be submitted in writing containing all pertinent information, to

the respective principal or supervisor. Grievances or questions shall then be directed through

administrative channels to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator(s). Decisions or replies will be

returned in writing within 15 days.

2. If the complainant does not agree with the Superintendent’s decision, appeals shall be directed in writing

to the Superintendent of Schools. At that time, an appeals package consisting of the complainant’s

grievance and the coordinator’s decision shall be reviewed by the Superintendent of Schools. Decisions

or replies will be returned in writing within 15 days.

3. If the complainant does not agree with the Superintendent’s decision, a similar appeals package shall be

directed in writing to the Board of Education. Decisions or replies will be returned in writing within 45

days.

4. Further appeals shall be directed to the appropriate court.

Further information regarding regulations, inquiries, or complaints may be obtained from:

The Director, Office of Civil Rights, Region VII

1150 Grand Avenue

Kansas City, MO 64106

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