Title IX and Sexual Harassment
Title IX refers to federal and state anti-discrimination laws that ensure equality in education:
- Students have the right to equal learning opportunities in their schools.
- Students and employees may not be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to harassment or other forms of discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in any program or activity.
- ALL sports are open to all students irrespective to sex.
- Students may not be required to take and/or may not be denied enrollment in a course because of their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
- Students have the right to be evaluated and graded without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
- Students must be provided counseling and guidance that is not discriminatory.
- Counselors may not urge students to enroll in particular classes or programs or activities based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
- Schools must offer female and male students equal opportunities to play sports
- Equipment and supplies, game and practice schedules, budgets, coaching travel allowances, facilities, publicity, support services and tutoring offered to teams are to be equivalent between male and female teams.
- Pregnant and parenting students have the same right as any other student to continue in their regular school and in any program for which they qualify.
District Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for Employee Affairs
David Lattig, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources
1574 Canal Drive
Turlock CA 95380
(209) 667-032 Ext. 2107
(209) 664-1157 Fax
District Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator for Student Affairs and Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Gil Ogden, Director of Student Services
1574 Canal Drive, Room WW-1
Turlock CA 95380
(209) 667-032 Ext. 2251
(209) 667-6441 Fax