Non-Discrimination / Harassment Policy (Title IX)

The Hughson Unified School District Board of Education desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district's academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities. The Board prohibits, at any district school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student's actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (see BP/AR 5145.3 below for complete policy language).

Any student who feels that he/she has been subjected to unlawful discrimination described above or in district policy is strongly encouraged to immediately contact the compliance officer, principal, or any other staff member. In addition, any student who observes any such incident is strongly encouraged to report the incident to the compliance officer or principal, whether or not the alleged victim files a complaint  (see BP/AR 5145.3 below for complete policy language).

The following staff member has been designated as the district's Title IX Coordinator and handles inquiries regarding issues related to HUSD non-discrimination policies:

Carrie Duckart, Assistant Superintendent
Hughson Unified School District
6815 Hughson Avenue / PO Box 189
Hughson, CA 95326

Phone: 209-883-4428, Ext. 1

Additional information:

District Complaint Process

California Department of Education (CDE) - Gender Equity/Title IX

Office for Equal Opportunity

U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights

Office of Civil Rights - Filing a Civil Rights complaint
Office for Civil Rights Headquarters
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free Call Center: 1-800-368-1019
TTD Number: 1-800-537-7697

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