Equal Educational Opportunities
It will be the policy of the Jackson County Board of Education that the School District will provide educational opportunities for children on a nondiscriminatory basis. No person will be denied the benefits of any educational program or activity on the basis of race, color, disability, creed, national origin, age or sex. All programs offered within the School District will be open to all students in compliance with statutory and judicial requirements. For issues concerning Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX and 504/ADA; contact the Compliance Review Officer at (256)259-9500 or at the Jackson County Board of Education Office.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator who fully and actively supports Equal Access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability.
The Jackson County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Ref: Sec. 1983, Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C.; Title VI and VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sec. 504; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Mark Guffey, Federal Programs Supervisor
Jackson County Board of Education
16003 AL Hwy 35
Scottsboro, AL 35768
All school documents will be made available, upon request, in an understandable and uniform format for parents/ guardians.