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For Districts

Affirmative Action Plans

School district musts develop an affirmative action plan to eliminate discrimination in employment.

Athletics: Annual Self-Evaluation

School districts must annually evaluate the athletic program at each building to make sure the boys' and girls' programs are comparable.

Athletics: Student Athletic Interest and Abilities Survey

School districts must survey students every three years to determine student interest in specific sports.

Compliance Coordinators

Title IX, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and state civil rights law require each school district to designate at least one employee to coordinate the district's compliance with these laws.

Consolidated Program Review: Civil Rights

Each school district is reviewed at least once every five years through the Consolidated Program Review.

Course and Program Enrollment Data Worksheets

School districts must annually review course and program enrollment at each building disaggregated by sex, race, ELL status, and disabilty. Schools can use these sample worksheets to help with this process.

Discipline Equity | Data Analytics

School districts must review discipline data-at least annually-to identify disparities and monitor progress toward eliminating them.

Guidelines: Prohibiting Discrimination in Washington Public Schools

These guidelines can help school districts understand their obligations under civil rights laws.

Interpretation and Translation Services

All parents have the right to information about their child's education in a language they can understand. Find information here about phone interpretation vendors, translation vendors, and sample translated documents.

Notification Requirements | Nondiscrimination Statement | Outreach Materials

School districts must take steps to inform students, families, and employees about their rights.

Trainings and Webinars

School districts must provide training to administrators and certificated and classroom personnel regarding their responsibilities to address discrimination.

Other Civil Rights Topics