Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.

It is the policy of the New York City Department of Education to provide equal educational opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), or weight and to maintain an environment free of harassment on the basis of any of these grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.

This policy is in accordance with federal, state and city law.

Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 sets forth the procedures for employees, parents of students, students and others who do business with, use DOE facilities or otherwise interact with the DOE, to file complaints of unlawful discrimination or retaliation based upon such complaints.

Complaints may be filed by with the Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity Management (OEO) using their online complaint form or by filing with one of the agencies identified in Chancellor’s Regulation A-830.  A copy of Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 is available below and may be obtained from OEO.

For detailed policy information, please refer to Chancellor’s Regulation A-830:
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Title IX Information

For more information on Title IX, view the Title IX page.

Questions regarding Title IX compliance should be referred to:

Sobia Mahmood, Esq.,
Title IX Coordinator
65 Court Street, Room 1102
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-935-4987
Title_IX_Inquiries@schools.nyc.gov

DOE Resources

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management
New York City Department of Education
65 Court Street, Room 1102
Brooklyn, New York 11201
718-935-3320
718-935-2531 Fax   

For questions about 504 accommodations for students, email Section504Inquiries@schools.nyc.gov.

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