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Diagonal Community School Non-Discrimination Notice

Notice of Non-Discrimination

It is the policy of the Diagonal Community School not to discriminate on the basis
of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
gender, disability, religion, age, socioeconomic status, political party affiliation or
actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities or
employment practices as required by the Iowa Code sections 216.9 and 256.10 (2).
Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C.2000d and 2000E), the
Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.206 et. seq) and the Americans with Disabilities
Act (42 U.S.C. 1210, etseq).
If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by the
Diagonal Community School District, please contact:
Lorna Paxson, 6-12 Principal
Diagonal Community Schools
403 W. 2nd Street
Diagonal, Iowa 50845
641-734-5331 or email

Director of the Office for Civil Rights,
U.S. Department of Education,
Citigroup Center,
500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475,
Chicago, IL 60661,
telephone number 312-730-1560


Notice of Non-Discrimination in Educational and Career and Technical Education Programs.

The Diagonal Community School District offers career and technical education
programs in the following services areas:
Agriculture Food and Natural Resources,
Applied Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing
Information Solutions
Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management
Health Science
Human Services

These programs are offered in conjunction with the district’s sharing agreement with Mount
Ayr Community Schools.   It is the policy of the Diagonal Community School District not to
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age
(for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and
socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment
practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  IF
you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity
Karleen Stephens, Superintendent
403 W. 2nd Street, Diagonal, Iowa  50854
Phone:  641-734- 5331

E-mail:  kstephens@diagonalschools.org
You may also contact:
Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education.