Non-Discrimination Policy

Statement of Non-Discrimination Policy

The School Board of Lee County, Florida does not discriminate nor tolerate discrimination on the basis of race (including anti-Semitism), color, ethnicity , national origin, sex , sexual orientation, gender identification, gender expression, disability (physical or mental), pregnancy, marital status, age (except as authorized by law), religion, military status, socioeconomic status, linguistic preference, genetic information, ancestry, or any other reason protected under applicable federal, state, or local law in the provision of educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by Title II, Title VI, and Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964 including, Title IX of the United States Education Amendments of 1972, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA), and the Florida Educational Equity Act of 1984. The School Board also provides equal access of its facilities to youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. – School Board of Lee County Policy 1.27

Clara Diaz, J.D.
Equity and Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Office of Legal Services
Telephone: (239) 337-8512

The School District of Lee County
2855 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, Florida 33966