Affirmative Action

  • Affirmative Action is a State obligation requiring School  Districts to appoint an Affirmative Action  Officer, to coordinate and implement District efforts, to comply with State affirmative regulations and to promote a working and learning environment, free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of  race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status.

    State and federal laws protect individuals against discrimination based on race, creed ,religion, color, national origin/nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status/civil union /domestic partnership status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,  atypical hereditary cellular  or blood trait, genetic information, disability (actual, perceived, or regarded as ) or liability for service in the U.S. Armed Forces /military status.

    The  State of New Jersey's intent is to ensure that all students receive equal access to educational programs and services, and to ensure equality in employment and contract practices.

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