City Schools of Decatur complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, and/or disability.
What is Title VI?Title VI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in any program or activity that receives Federal funds or other Federal financial assistance. Programs that receive Federal funds cannot distinguish among individuals on the basis of race, color, or national origin, either directly or indirectly, in the types, quantity, quality, or timeliness of program services, aids, or benefits that they provide or the manner in which they provide them.Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.Examples of discrimination covered by Title VI include:
A fuller list of Title VI issues OCR addresses appears here. The U.S. Department of Education Title VI regulation (Code of Federal Regulations at 34 CFR 100) is enforced by the Department's Office for Civil Rights.
- racial harassment
- school segregation,
- denial of language services to English learners.
Title VI Liaisons - School principals/their designees will serve as local Title VI liaisons for each school. You can report discrimination based on race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, and/or disability to your school principal, any staff member, or to the district's Title VI Compliance Officer, listed in the contact section of this page.