Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) is a federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in all educational programs and activities, including athletic programs. No person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity operated by Rincon Valley Union School District. Title IX protects all participants in Rincon Valley Union School District's educational programs and activities, including students, parents, employees, and job applicants. Rincon Valley Union School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment and sexual violence. Sexual Harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual conduct that may include, but is not limited to, sexual violence, unwelcome sexual advances, unwanted requests for sexual favors, or other unwanted verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature made against another person of the same or opposite sex in the educational setting, when made on the basis of sex and under the following conditions: Education Code 212.5 5 CCR 4916
In addition to Title IX, the California Education Code prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in schools. (California Education Code §§ 220-221.1.) Other state and federal laws also prohibit discrimination and ensure equality in education. Title IX information provided here applies to every school site and to all District programs and activities.
Please refer to an overview of all Rincon Valley Union School District's nondiscrimination policies and the following specific policies and procedures regarding sexual harassment:
Information provided here applies to every Rincon Valley Union School District school sites and all Rincon Valley Union School District programs and activities.
For more information specific to anti-discrimination in District employment, please contact the Title IX Coordinator.
Learn more about your rights under Title IX:
Visit the website of the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights at
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html and the webpage on sex discrimination at
Review United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, Know Your Rights documents:
Title IX prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence:
Title IX requires the District to address sexual violence:
Title IX prohibits discrimination against pregnant or parenting individuals:
Visit the website of the California Department of Education Office of Equal Opportunity at
http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/eo/ and the webpage on Gender Equity/Title IX at