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MPS Foundation Nondiscrimination Policy

The Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation, Inc. (MPS Foundation) is committed to nondiscrimination for all individuals, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, creed, sexual preference, marital status, or status as a disabled or Vietnam veteran. The MPS Foundation will not tolerate discrimination at any level or form. This policy applies to all grants awarded by the MPS Foundation.

 

MPS Nondiscrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Milwaukee Public Schools that, as required by section 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes, no person will be denied admission to any public school or be denied the benefits of, or be discriminated against in any curricular, extracurricular, pupil services, recreational or other program or activity because of the person’s sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability.

This policy also prohibits discrimination under related federal statutes, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, and national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (disability), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (disability).

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

For section 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes, federal Title II, or federal Title IX:
Jennie B. Dorsey, Director, Department of Parent and Student Services, Room 133, Milwaukee Public Schools, 5225 West Vliet St. P. O. Box 2181, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53201-2181

For Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504):
Richard Brigham, 504/ADA Coordinator for Students, MPS Department of Special Services, 5225 West Vliet St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53208. (414) 475-8139 TTD: (414) 475-8139

 


 
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