Title IX

  • The District prohibits discrimination, including harassment, against any student. Discrimination is defined as treating a student or group of students differently from similarly situated students on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law. One type of harassment this policy prohibits is dating violence, as defined below. Retaliation against anyone exercising their rights under this policy is a violation of District policy and is prohibited.
     
    Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the district’s Title IX coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both. The district designates and authorizes the following employee as the Title IX coordinator to address concerns or inquiries regarding discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment: Amy Whittle, district Title IX Coordinator, 311 Willow St, Hallsville TX., 75650, awhittle@hisd.com , 903-668-5990, ext. 5028. Reports can be made at any time and by any person, including during non-business hours, by mail, e-mail, or phone. During district business hours, reports may also be in person.