Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable state and federal laws, the Cedar Rapids Community School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status (for programs) in any of its education programs, activities, or employment opportunities. This prohibition on discrimination applies to admission and employment.
The District has adopted grievance procedures for resolving formal and informal Title IX sex discrimination complaints and other discrimination complaints. Inquiries regarding Title IX or the District’s nondiscrimination policy may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education (attn. Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights; 400 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC 20202; 800-421-3481; OCR@ed.gov) or the District’s Title IX Coordinator:
Secondary Director of Culture and Climate Transformation/Title IX Coordinator
Educational Leadership & Support Center
2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA
Inquiries regarding complaints of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status discrimination may be direct to Justin Blietz, Secondary Director of Culture and Climate Transformation/Title IX Coordinator, as outlined above; or Kent Ryan, Elementary Director of Culture and Climate Transformation, at Educational Leadership & Support Center, 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, (319) 558-2000, firstname.lastname@example.org.