Equal Educational Opportunity
The Ankeny Community School District does not discriminate in its education programs and/or educational activities on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, socioeconomic status, or abilities/disabilities in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title VI and Title XIII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendment, Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Iowa Code Section 216.9.
Students are educated in programs which foster knowledge of, and respect and appreciation for, the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, as well as men and women, to society. Students who feel they have been discriminated against are encouraged to report it to the school district. The Equity Coordinator is Kenneth Morris, Jr., Equity Director, 306 SW School Street, Ankeny, IA 50023, (515) 965-9600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inquiries may also be directed in writing to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121, or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 730-1560.
NON-DISCRIMINATION IN FEDERAL CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited
from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or
retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of
communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or
local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay
Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which
can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-
17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s
name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary
for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or