Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Natchez-Adams School District is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Natchez-Adams School District Board of Trustees not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding the non-discrimination policies of the school district.
- TITLE VI and TITLE VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, or national origin.
- Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended, which provides specific regulations regarding a safe working and learning environment.
- TITLE IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender. - §504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (PL 93-112), as amended, which prohibits discrimination against the handicapped.
- Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, which provides protection regarding student records and release of information from said records.
- The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6101, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
- The Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988 which provides that four federal civil rights statutes (§504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) apply to an entire institution if any part of it receives federal financial assistance.
- PL108-466 -- Individuals with Disabilities Educational Improvement Act of 1997, signed into law on 12/3/2004, which provides regulations for screening, placement, and services to handicapped students.
- PL101-645 -- McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Amendments of 1990, as amended.
- §35.130 of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, built upon the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which provides “a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.”
- Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2001, 20 U.S.C. 7905 (§9525 of NCLB, PL 107-110), which requires equal access for the Boys Scouts of America and other designated youth groups to meet at public schools.
Any inquiries regarding compliance should be directed to:
Human Resource Department
Natchez-Adams School District
P.O. Box 1188
Natchez, MS 391201