Prohibition Against Discrimination
The Board of Education will endeavor to eliminate any physical barriers that affect student's access to a free or public education according to state and federal laws.
Discrimination among students attending our schools with respect to race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or disability is prohibited.
Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes:
10-15 Towns to maintain schools
10-15c Discrimination in public schools prohibited. School attendance by five-year-olds
10-184 Duties of parents. School Attendance Age Requirements
10-186 Duties of towns and regional school districts. Hearing. Appeal (re schooling for persons five and over and under twenty-one)
10-226a Pupil of racial minorities Section 504, U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. @ 794
Adopted: February 8, 1988
Reviewed: April 25, 2007