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Title IX

Title IX
 
Our Mission

All students attending the University of Texas-University Charter School will be afforded gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding. For more information regarding Title IX contact Melissa Ruffin.

About Title IX

Designation of a Coordinator
A. School systems or other recipients of federal funds (including all public schools, charter schools and magnet schools) must designate at least one professional employee as of Title IX coordinator to oversee compliance efforts and investigate any complaints of sex discrimination.
B. All students, employees and parents/guardians must be notified of the names, office address(es), and telephone number(s) of the designated coordinator(s) of Title IX.

Dissemination of Policy

The school district’s policy of nondiscrimination must be prominently included in each student handbook, bulletin, catalog, booklet, announcement, brochure, student application form or other publication distributed to students, potential students, parents, and any other persons benefiting from the school district’s activities and programs. The name and contact information (office address, telephone number, fax number, email address) of the Title IX Coordinator must also be included in this announcement Monitoring compliance

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for monitoring the overall implementation of Title IX for the school district and coordination the institution’s compliance with Title IX in all areas covered by the implementing regulations. The major responsibility is the prevention of sexual harassment and discrimination.
 
For additional information or questions, please contact Melissa Ruffin at melissaruffin@austin.utexas.edu.