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Discrimination and Harassment

The School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination in the educational and work environments
DISCRIMINATION / HARASSMENT
It is the policy of the School Board, that all students and employees be treated with respect. The School Board strives affirmatively to provide a workplace and educational environment free from discrimination and harassment (including sexual harassment), as required by law. Through this policy, the School Board establishes its intent to provide equal access, opportunity, and treatment to students in the provision of educational programs and activities and to applicants and employees in all aspects of the employment process. Slurs, innuendos, hostile treatment, violence, or other verbal or physical conduct against a student or employee reflecting his/her race, ethnic origin, gender, or any other of the categories described below, will NOT be tolerated by  the School Board.
The School Board Policy covers the following protected categories:
> Gender 
> Marital Status
> Race
> Religion    
> Color 
> Sexual Orientation
> Age  
> Political Beliefs 
> Disability
> Pregnancy
> Social and Family Background
> Linguistic Preference
> Ethnic or National Origin
RETALIATION AGAINST A STUDENT OR EMPLOYEE WHO FILES A COMPLAINT IS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Sexual Harassment will NOT be tolerated.
Sexual Harassment includes:
Unwelcome sexual advances;
Requests for sexual favors;
Other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature
 
When:
Submission to such conduct is made - either explicitly or implicitly - a term or condition of employment or participation in an educational program;
Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or educational decisions affecting such individual; or
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.
If any student, employee, or applicant has a complaint of discrimination/harassment that cannot be resolved with the appropriate school system administrator, said complaint can be made to:
Civil Rights and Diversity Compliance
1500 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 234
Miami, Florida 33132
Telephone: 305.995.1580 TDD 305.995.2400

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