As the recipient of federal funds, we are required to notify you that all programs, activities and employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, sex religion, national origin, sexual orientation and disability. Further, we are required to provide for you the names and addresses of individuals who serve as coordinators for programs and practices for relevant legislation. The Student / Parent Handbook available on the school website (www.lmacs.org) also includes this information, as well as information about how to report perceived violations of these regulations. If you have any questions about one of the items below, please contact the coordinator whose name is indicated below.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Federal): “No otherwise qualified, handicapped individual…shall, solely by reason of his/her handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program of activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Chapter 282 of the Acts of 1993, General Laws Chapter 76 : (§5 amends Chapter 622 discrimination prohibition in the public schools of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts). No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of race, color, sex, religion, national origin or sexual orientation.
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits on the basis of disability in the areas of employment.
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits on the basis of disability in the areas of educational programming and activities.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits based on race, color and national origin.
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972: (Prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex). No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.