601.28 Multicultural/Non-Sexist Education



The Muscatine Community School District shall provide a program of activities, a curriculum and instructional resources that will reflect the racial and cultural diversity present in the United States and the variety of careers and roles open to both men and women in our society.

Students will have an equal opportunity for a quality education without discrimination, regardless of their race, religion, creed, color, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

The education program is free of discrimination and provides equal opportunity for the students. The education program will foster knowledge of and respect and appreciation for the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, as well as men and women, to society. Special emphasis is placed on Asian-Americans, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, American Indians, European-Americans, and persons with disabilities. It will also reflect the wide variety of roles open to both men and women and provide equal opportunity to both sexes.

LEG REF:                     Iowa Code §§ 216.9; 256.11.   281 I.A.C. 12.5(8).

Approved:         10/14/91        Reviewed:       10/11/10         Revised:       02/08/16______ 

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