District Nondiscrimination Policy

Seattle Public Schools ("SPS") provides Equal Educational Opportunities and Equal Employment Opportunities and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex; race; creed; religion; ancestry; national origin; age; economic status; sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; physical appearance; a disability; veteran or military status; or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. SPS provides equal access to all designated youth groups.

SPS complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to: Title IX, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and RCW 49.60 ("The Washington Law Against Discrimination"). SPS's compliance includes but is not limited to all District programs, courses, activities, including extra-curricular activities, and access to facilities.


The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Officer: Brent Jones, 206-252-0367, titleIX@seattleschools.org
RCW 28A.640 Officer: Larry Dorsey, 206-252-0707, ladorsey@seattleschools.org
Adult ADA/504 Officer: Brent Jones, 206-252-0027, bjones@seattleschools.org
Student 504 Coordinator: Carole Rusimovic, 206-252-0118, crusimovic@seattleschools.org

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