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Nondiscrimination

The Barnstable Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities.

Additional information regarding the District’s nondiscrimination policies can be found on page __ of the Student Handbook.

Additional information regarding the process for filing a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability and/or sex can be found on page __ of the Student Handbook.


Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Barnstable Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. The Coordinator for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and M.G.L. Chapter 76, Section 5, is Dr. Gina Hurley who can be reached at (508) 862-4951, 230 South Street, PO Box 955, Hyannis, MA 02601. Inquiries regarding the application of the Barnstable Public Schools’ nondiscrimination policy may be referred to Barnstable’s Coordinator or the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C. 20202 (or the Regional Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region I, 33 Arch Street, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02110-1491.)

Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 76, Section 5, no person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges and courses of study of such public school on account of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.