Buncombe County School Board Policy

on Nondiscrimination

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 living, including:

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.

The Superintendent shall investigate human relations complaints and protect the rights of all students and staff of the Buncombe County Schools.

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 Disabilities Act.



 Western North Carolina Citizens For An End To Institutional Bigotry


PO Box 18640
Asheville, NC 28814
Tel: 828-669-6677
Fax 828-669-8862
e-mail: wncceib@buncombe.main.nc.us