Welcome to Equity Assurance!

  • Mission Statement

    To provide technical assistance to the Marion County School District to ensure compliance of federal laws, state statutes, and school board policies in governance of providing an equal opportunity in employment, educational programs, services, and activities to all.

    Equity Assurance

     

    Statement of Non-Discrimination Policy

    The Marion County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, or genetic information in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices as required by Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, Age Discrimination Act of 1967 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 1992, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Florida Educational Equity Act of 1984.  The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. Complaints/Inquiries regarding compliance with these regulations may be submitted to: Rose Cohen, Director of Equity Assurance.

     

    Declaración de la Política Para No-Discriminación

    El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Marion, no discrimina en su provisión de los programas educacionales, servicios o actividades, o políticas de empleo, por razones de raza, color, nacionalidad de origen, género, religión, edad, discapacidad, estado civil, embarazo, o información genética, como es requerido por los Títulos IX, VI, y VII, del Decreto del 1967 Discriminación por Razón de Edad, y la Sección 504 del Decreto de Rehabilitación de 1973,1992, Decreto de Americanos con Discapacidades y el Decreto de Equidad Educacional de la Florida del 1984.  El Distrito también proporciona igualdad de acceso a sus instalaciones al Boy Scouts y otros grupos patrióticos de la juventud según lo requerido por los Boy Scouts of America Acta de Igualdad de Acceso. Las quejas o preguntas que tengan que ver con el cumplimiento de estas reglas se pueden enviar a: Rose Cohen, Directora de la Oficina de Equidad.

     

    Our Areas of Expertise

    Addressing the rights and needs of individuals with disabilities:

    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    Addressing student participation opportunities:

    • Title IX– Gender Equity

    Addressing the enforcement of illegal discrimination from the workplace:

    • EEOC - Discrimination , Diversity, and Harassment

    Providing Technical Assistance for issues involving:

    • The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    Addressing community concerns governing equity issues:

    • Community Liaison on Equity issues

    The Cultural Review