What is Title IX?

On August 14, 2020, new regulations surrounding Law Title IX, 20 § U.S.C. 1681 were implemented after the law underwent revisions that affected educational institutions. Specifically, Title IX:

  • Prohibits discrimination “on the basis of sex”;
  • Education programs and federally funded schools (whether or not sponsored by the educational institution);
  • Protects students, employees, applicants, & all other persons

Title IX Policy 102.1: Title IX Discrimination and Harassment Based on Sex Prohibited

In accordance, the Johnston Community School District has taken all necessary measures to train and inform Title IX coordinators and disseminate notice of the policy, Title IX obligations, and Title IX coordinator information. Our district coordinator is Chris Billings, chris.billings@johnston.k12.ia.us. Below are legal documents outlining Title IX Training in our district.

Title IX Overview

Title IX Procedures Manual

New Title IX Rules – Title IX Coordinators

New Title IX Regulations – Investigator Training

New Title IX Regulations – K-12 Decision Makers

New Title IX Rules – K-12 Supportive Measures and Informal Resolution

Title IX Complaint Form

Please fill out this form to submit a complaint to the Johnston Community School District about a violation of Title IX.

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    You are required to cooperate fully with any investigation conducted by Johnston Community School District. You may not knowingly file a false complaint. If you knowingly provide untruthful or inaccurate statements, you may subject yourself to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
    Retaliation against any person, because the person has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in an investigation, is prohibited. Persons found to have engaged in retaliation shall be subject to discipline by appropriate measures.
  • District policy:
    102.1: Title IX: Discrimination & Harassment based on Sex Prohibited
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