Legal Policies

Notice of Non Discrimination

We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, or disability. Federal civil rights laws, regulations, and guidance concerning student issues apply to our school such as Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

McKinney-Vento Act

In regards to homeless applicants, The Emerge School for Autism abides by all regulations in accordance with the federal McKinney-Vento Act.

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expectant student rights policy

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) protects the rights of expectant and parenting students, and encompassed in that protection is the right to a safe and supportive school environment. As such:

  • Each governing authority of a public secondary school receiving (directly or indirectly) federal financial assistance must adopt a policy that complies with the requirements of Title IX, including—but not limited to—the following policy provisions:
    • Maintaining student confidentiality; ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment; promoting academic success; and implementing sensible attendance policies.
  • Such a policy must be readily available to the public by posting on the school’s website or by other appropriate means.

physical seclusion and restraining policy

This policy will be posted shortly.