Buncombe County School Board Policy
Page 110 adopted August 6, 1992
The Buncombe County Board of Education is committed
to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion,
disability, and national origin. This policy shall prevail
in all of its policies concerning staff, students, educational programs
and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.
The staff shall establish and maintain an atmosphere
in which students can develop attitudes and skills for effective, cooperative
The Board and staff shall promote good human relations
by removing any vestige of prejudice and discrimination in employment,
assignment, and promotion of personnel; in unlawful location and
use of facilities; in educational offerings and instructional materials.
Respect for the individual regardless of economic status,
intellectual ability, race, national origin, religion, sex, disability,
Respect for cultural differences.
Respect for economic, political, and social rights
Respect for the rights of others to seek and maintain
their own identities.
The Superintendent shall investigate human relations
complaints and protect the rights of all students and staff of the Buncombe
The policy is enacted in compliance with federal law,
including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX, Education
Amendments of 1972; The Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with
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