The pregnancy and/or marital status of students shall not affect their rights to receive a public education nor their privileges as students in the district nor their opportunities to take part in extracurricular activities or honors offered by the school. Therefore, the following shall apply:
∑ The district shall not apply any rule concerning a studentís actual or potential parental, family or marital status which treats students differently on the basis of sex.
∑ The district shall not discriminate against any student or exclude any student from its education programs or activities including any class or extracurricular activity on the basis of a studentís pregnancy or recovery therefrom or on the basis of a studentís marriage unless the student voluntarily requests to participate in an alternative program which may be available.
∑ Girls who are pregnant may continue in school so long as it is physically advisable as determined by the girlís physician. When it is deemed advisable to discontinue attending regular classes, the student shall meet with the counselor to arrange for continuation of study and completion of credits.
Adoption date: September 22, 2014
LEGAL REFS.: 20 U.S.C. ß1681 and 1682 et seq. (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972)
††††††††††††††††††††††† 42 U.S.C. ß2000e et seq. (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964)
††††††††††††††††††††††† 34 C.F.R. 106.40
††††††††††††††††††††††† C.R.S. 24-34-401 et seq.