Equality in Education Policy Notice

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The North Warren Regional School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socio-economic status.

The North Warren Regional Board of Education has established policies pursuant to the state equity code, Managing for Equality and Equity in Education (N.J.A.C. 6A:7). This administrative code specifies standards for district boards of education in establishing policies and procedures for the provision of educational programs and services for all students pursuant to all applicable laws, codes, and regulations, which include but are not limited to:

State Federal
  • Article I, Paragraph 5 of the New Jersey State Constitution
  • New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (N.J.S.A. 10:5)
  • History of the United States and New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 18A:35-1)
  • Equality in Educational Programs (N.J.S.A. 18A:36-20)
  • Prohibition of Discrimination (N.J.S.A. 18A:36-20)
  • Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
  • Equal Pay Act of 1973
  • Section  504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997

The North Warren Regional Board of Education has approved a three-year Comprehensive Equity Plan to address equality in school and classroom practices, equality in employment and contract practices, and professional development in equity issues. This document, as well as all relevant Board policies, is available to the public in the District Office.

The District has established a grievance procedure for addressing discrimination complaints. The Affirmative Action Officer is the District’s focal point of contact for equity issues and serves as the compliance officer for the laws, codes, regulations, and guidelines referenced above.

The Affirmative Action Officer is:

Mr. Kevin Morley

North Warren Regional School District

P.O. Box 410, 10 Noe Road

Blairstown, NJ 07825