Guidelines and Procedures for Seclusion and Restraint


Non-Discrimination Policy (Title IX Compliance)

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND NON-HARASSMENT

ReNEW Schools is committed to providing a professional work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment, whether on ReNEW Schools’ premises or in a ReNEW Schools-related setting. ReNEW Schools strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, creed, arrest and/or conviction records (except as provided by law), genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

In general, ethnic or racial slurs and other verbal or physical conduct relating to a person’s race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, creed, arrest and/or conviction records (except as provided by law), genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic constitute harassment when they unreasonably interfere with a person’s work performance or create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.


Student Fees

Families experiencing financial hardship should reach out to their school counselor or social worker. Fees for students classified under McKinney-Vento will be waived.


USDA Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.