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  • Sexual Misconduct / Title IX - Overview & Purpose
  • Overview and Purpose of Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational institutions. Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 states in part:

    20 U.S.C. Section 1681

    Prohibition against discrimination. No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…(Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 - Title 20 U.S.C. Sections 1681-1688).  Title IX prohibits Sexual Harassment and other Sexual Misconduct in educational institutions.

    Colorado State Board Policy (BP) 3-120 and (BP) 4-120

    Provides that employees and students shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation in employment conditions or educational programs or activities.

    Board Policy BP 3-120
    Board Policy BP 4-120

    System President Procedure (SP)3-50b and (SP) 4-31a

    Civil Rights Grievance and Investigation Process:

    System President Procedure SP 3-50b - PDF
    System President Procedure SP 4-31a - PDF

    System President Procedure (SP)3-120a and (SP) 4-120a

    Sexual Misconduct Procedures:

    System President Procedure SP 3-120a - PDF
    System President Procedure SP 4-120a - PDF