KPS Notice of Non-Discrimination

KEARNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

It is the policy of the Kearney Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition, or other protected conditions in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title VI and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Section 504 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Age Discrimination Act of 1964, Equal Pay Act of 1964 and the Nebraska Equal Education Opportunity Act.  KPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and Other designated youth groups.

Any person who believes she or he has been discriminated against, denied a benefit, or been excluded from participation in any district education program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition, or other protected conditions, may grieve such matters using the adopted grievance procedures of the Kearney Public School District.  Such procedure shall provide for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging acts of discrimination.

Inquiries regarding compliance with required state and federal non-discrimination law may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, 310 West 24th Street, Kearney, NE, 68845-5345, 308-698-8011.

NOTICE OF DESIGNATION OF COORDINATORS

The Superintendent of Kearney Public Schools has designated the following persons to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies. 
 
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding student non-discrimination policies:  Dr. Carol Renner, Associate Superintendent
310 West 24th Street
Kearney, Ne.  68845
308-698-8005
 
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employee non-discrimination policies:  Lance Fuller, Director of Human Resources
310 West 24th Street
Kearney, Ne.  68845
308-698-8011
 
The Associate Superintendent is designated to coordinate Kearney Public School’s compliance with, and handle inquiries regarding, Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments.
Dr. Carol Renner, Associate Superintendent
310 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8005
 

For further information about anti-discrimination laws and regulations, or to file a complaint of discrimination with the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education, please contact: Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City Office, U.S. Department of Education at One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, Phone: (816) 268-0550, Fax: (816) 268-0559, Email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov