Title IX is part of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving Federal assistance. For over three decades, Title IX has worked to promote equality in educational opportunities.
Per Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (“Title IX”) the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union (SVSU), Southwest Vermont Union Elementary School District, Mount Anthony Union School District, North Bennington Graded School District, Arlington School District and Sandgate School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Policy # 5003 - Prevention of Sexual Harassment as Prohibited by Title IX
All SVSU employees must complete a tutorial created by GCN (Global Compliance Network) prior to the first school day with students. This tutorial discusses the impact and importance of Title IX in schools and how to stay in compliance with the law. In this tutorial. The tutorial has the following objectives: What is Title IX? - 10 Key Areas Addressed by the Law - Who Enforces Title IX? - How to File a Complaint - Grievance Procedures - Filing with the OCR.