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102 Equal Educational Opportunity


It is the policy of the Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.

The Board requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance and equal opportunity.

The Board is committed to the policy that no otherwise qualified person will be excluded from educational activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, socio-economic status, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  Further, the Board affirms the right of all students and staff to be treated with respect and to be protected from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm and harassment.

There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Tara Paul, Superintendent, 1814 7th Ave S., Estherville, IA  51334 (712)362-2692,

Legal Reference:     20 U.S.C. 1221 et seq. (2006).

                                    20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. (2006).

                                    20 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. (2006).

                                    29 U.S.C. 794 (2006).

                                    42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq. (2006).

                                    34 C.F.R. Pt. 100 (2006).

                                    34 C.F.R. Pt. 104 (2006).

                                    Iowa Code 216.9; 256.11, .11A; 280.3 (2009).

                                    281 I.A.C. 12.

Cross Reference:     101    Educational Philosophy of the School District

                                401.1  Equal Employment Opportunity

                                500    Objectives for Equal Educational Opportunities for Students

                                506.1  Student Records

Approved:     10/14/96                                 Reviewed:     9/01                Revised:  4/17

                                                                                         4/04                                  5/19