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Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in educational programs or activities that receive financial assistance.  Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment, which is defined as conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following : 

  • An employee of the Division conditioning the provision of an aid, benefit, or service of the Division on participation in unwelcome conduct;
  • Unwelcome conduct that a reasonable person would determine to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the Division's education program or activity;
  • Sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking, as defined by applicable law.

Reporting Harassment/Discrimination

Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment ( whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator, or by any other means that results in the Title IX Coordinator receiving the person's verbal or written report.  Such a report may be made at any time, (including during non-business hours) via telephone, email or postal mail to the office address listed for the Title IX Coordinator.

The Fauquier County School Board is committed to maintaining a learning /working environment free from sexual abuse and harassment.  The School Board encourages school division  employees, patrons and students to report promptly all incidents of alleged discriminatory conduct.

Harassment Policy

Title IX email

Harassment Form