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What is Title IX?
Title IX
Title IX is a federal law that was passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment). In addition, Title IX protects transgender students and students who do not conform to gender stereotypes. State law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (sex), gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from particiation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
 

In accordance to S.B. 1375, California Education Code, 221.61, public schools that receive federal funds and are subject to the requirements of Title IX, shall post in a prominent and conspicuous location on their Internet Web sites all of the following:

(1) The name and contact information of the Title IX coordinator which shall include the Title IX coordinator’s phone number and email address.

  • Tim Azevedo, Superintendent | 530-378-0568, ext. 10004 | tazevedo@auhsd.net 

(2) The rights of a pupil and the public and the responsibilities of the public school, private school, school district, county office of education, or charter school under Title IX, which shall include, but shall not be limited to, Internet Web links to information about those rights and responsibilities located on the Internet Web sites of the department’s Office for Equal Opportunity and the United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, and the list of rights specified in Section 221.8.

3. The following list of rights, which are based on the relevant provisions of the federal regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq.), may be used by the department for purposes of Section 221.6.

  1. You have the right to fair and equitable treatment and you shall not be discriminated against based on your sex.
  2. You have the right to be provided with an equitable opportunity to participate in all academic extracurricular activities, including athletics.
  3. You have the right to inquire of the athletic director of your school as to the athletic opportunities offered by the school.
  4. You have the right to apply for athletic scholarships.
  5. You have the right to have access to a gender equity coordinator to answer questions regarding gender equity laws. 
  6. You have the right to receive equitable treatment and benefits in the provision of all of the following:
    • Equipment and supplies
    • Scheduling of games and practices
    • Transportation and daily allowances
    • Access to tutoring
    • Coaching
    • Locker rooms
    • Practice and competitive facilities
    • Medical and training facilities and services
    • Publicity

    You have the right to have access to a gender equity coordinator to answer questions regarding gender equity laws.

    (g) You have the right to contact the State Department of Education and the California Interscholastic Federation to access information on gender equity laws.

    (h) You have the right to file a confidential discrimination complaint with the United States Office of Civil Rights or the State Department of Education if you believe you have been discriminated against or if you believe you have received unequal treatment on the basis of your sex.

    (i) You have the right to pursue civil remedies if you have been discriminated against.

    1. (j) You have the right to be protected against retaliation if you file a discrimination complaint.

(3) A description of how to file a complaint under Title IX, which shall include all of the following:

  1. An explanation of the statute of limitations within which a complaint must be filed after an alleged incident of discrimination has occurred, and how a complaint may be filed beyond the statute of limitations.
    1. A complaint must ordinarily be filed within 180 days of the last act of discrimination. If your complaint involves matters that occurred longer ago than this and you are requesting a waiver, you will be asked to show good cause why you did not file your complaint within the 180-day period.
  2. An explanation of how the complaint will be investigated and how the complainant may further pursue the complaint, including, but not limited to, Internet Web links to this information on the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights’ Internet Web site.
    1. How to File a Discrimination Compliant with the Office for Civil Rights
  3. An Internet Web link to the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights complaints form, and the contact information for the office, which shall include the phone number and email address for the office.
    1. United States Department of Education for Civil Rights Complaint Form
    2. The OCR office for California is located at:

      San Francisco Office

      Office for Civil Rights

      U.S.Department of Education

      50 United Nations Plaza

      Mail Box 1200, Room 1545

      San Francisco, CA 94102

      Telephone: 415-486-5555

      FAX: 415-486-5570; TDD: 800-877-8339

      Email: ocr.sanfrancisco@ed.gov

      The OCR National Headquarters is located at:

      U.S. Department of Education

      Office for Civil Rights

      Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg

      400 Maryland Avenue, SW

      Washington, DC 20202-1100

      Telephone: 800-421-3481

      FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339

      Email: OCR@ed.gov

       

       

In accordance to S.B. 1349, California Education Code, 221.9, each public school in the state that offers competitive athletics shall publicly make available at the end of the school year all of the following information:
 

(1) The total enrollment of the school, classified by gender.

(2) The number of pupils enrolled at the school who participate in competitive athletics, classified by gender.

(3) The number of boys’ and girls’ teams, classified by sport and by competition level.

Click on a link below to view the participation data for the current year

 
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