NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICIES

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The Franklin Special School District (FSSD) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities, and provides access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  FSSD does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE

FSSD is committed to ensuring that all students and adults are given the opportunity to learn, participate, and work in an environment that is free from discrimination by adhering to the following laws:

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin.

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. If you would like to file a Title VI or Title IX complaint, or have inquiries, please contact: 

Title VI & Title IX Coordinator
507 New Highway 96 West
Franklin, Tennessee 37204
Email:  boankay@fssd.org 
Phone:  615-794-6624

 

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 & Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. If you would like to file a 504 or Title II complaint, or have inquiries, contact:


504 Coordinator
507 New Highway 96 West
Franklin, Tennessee 37204
Email:  herrenbet@fssd.org 
Phone:  615-794-6624

 

To request an accommodation, please contact your building principal or department head.  (Interpreters for the deaf or hard of hearing must be requested forty-eight {48} hours prior to the event.)   Questions or concerns may be referred to:

Franklin Special School District
507 New Highway 96 West
Franklin, Tennessee 37204
Email:  herrenbet@fssd.org 
615-794-6624

For further information about students’ rights and services, you may contact the Tennessee Department of Education: 

Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN  37243
615-741-2731

          www.tn.gov/education

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit https://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm  for the address and phone number of the Office of Civil Rights that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. 

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VII protects individuals against employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, as well as national origin. If you would like to file a Title VII complaint or have inquiries regarding employment discrimination, please contact:

Roberta Hill, Ed.D.
Supervisor, Human Resources
Franklin Special School District
507 New Highway 96 West
Franklin, Tennessee 37204
615-794-6624