Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to provide equal employment opportunities in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (including actual or perceived gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy/conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), military status, unemployment status, prior record of arrest or conviction, caregiver status, consumer credit history, predisposing genetic characteristics, salary history, sexual and reproductive health decisions, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above protected classifications, including sexual harassment and retaliation.

It is the policy of the DOE to provide equal educational opportunities in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, age, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (including actual or perceived gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy/conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), or weight and to maintain an environment free of harassment on the basis of any of the above protected classifications, including sexual harassment and retaliation.

This policy is in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Section 503 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1974, Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Civil Rights Act of 1991, New York State and City Human Rights Laws and Provisions of Anti-Discrimination in Collective Bargaining Agreements of the Department of Education of the City of New York.

Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 sets forth the procedures for employees, parents of students, students and others who do business with the DOE, work with DOE employees or students, use DOE facilities or otherwise interact with the DOE to file complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment by DOE employees or individuals who are not employed by the DOE but who work with DOE employees or students, or retaliation based upon such complaints. Complaints may be filed by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management (OEO) or by filing with one of the agencies identified below. A copy of Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 may be obtained from OEO or on the legal page.

For detailed policy information, please refer to Chancellor’s Regulation A-830:

For a printable version of the Non-Discrimination Policy:

DOE Resources

Main Office:

Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management
New York City Department of Education
65 Court Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Tel: 718-935-3320
Fax: 718-935-2531

Questions regarding Title IX compliance should be referred to:

Title IX Coordinator
65 Court Street, Room 200
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tel: 718-935-4987
Title_IX_Inquiries@schools.nyc.gov

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