Title IX – Nondiscrimination
Sex Equity: Title IX Notifications – EC 221.61
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, and transgender students or students who do not conform to sex stereotypes. State law also prohibits discrimination based on gender (sex), gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
The Title IX school coordinator is the principal or designee assigned to the school.
The District's Title IX Coordinator for Nondiscrimination is:
Jeanette Koh, Ed.D.
Director of Educational Services
880 S. Lemon Ave.
Walnut, CA 91789
909-595-1261 ext. 31257
California Education Code Section 221.8:
The following list of rights 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.):
(1) Equipment and supplies
(2) Scheduling of games and practices
(3) Transportation and daily allowances
(4) Access to tutoring
(6) Locker rooms
(7) Practice and competitive facilities
(8) Medical and training facilities and services
(f) 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.
(j) You have the right to be protected against retaliation if you file a discrimination complaint.
The link to the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights' complaint form and contact information is below: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html
The link to the California Department of Education Office of Equal Opportunity is below:
Questions and Answers about Title IX & Sexual Violence- US Department of Education