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State Statutory Rights of Parents & Students

Chapter 644 of the Public Acts of 2016 requires the department to annually compile a list of state laws related to the rights of students and their parents of legal guardians. A link to the list is below.

State Statutory Rights of Parents & Students

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEO is the Law Workplace Poster (English)   (Spanish)

 

Safety Response Plan

The district safety response plan is available for review at the Board of Education building at 208 Court Street, Huntsville TN during normal business hours.

 

Management Plan Availability

Prior to July 1989, the Scott County Board of Education submitted a Management Plan to the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration.  The Management Plan details all areas where asbestos containing materials are present in the Scott CountySchools and the manner in which the materials will be handled.

The Management Plan will be available to the public for review at the administration office.  Viewing time will be 8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. (Local time) Monday through Friday.

The Management Plan will be updated every six months beginning July 9, 1989 with progress reports being submitted to the state annually.

 

Non-Discrimination Policy

Scott County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability in provision of educational opportunities or employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as codified in 42 USC 2000D, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Pub. L. 92-318, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Title II Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101-336, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.  Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, Title II, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Equal Access Act should be directed to the Scott County Schools Human Rights Officer Mr. Vince Owens at 208 Court Street, Huntsville, TN 37756 or call 423-663-2159.  Charges of violation of the above may also be directed to the Director of Schools, Mr. Bill Hall at 208 Court Street, Huntsville, TN  37756 or call 423-663-2159.  Contact to the Office of Civil Rights regional office for Tennessee is United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Atlanta Office, Southern Division, 61 Forsyth Street, S. W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, GA 30303 or call (404) 974-9406.

A more detailed version of this policy is hosted by USDA.gov, and is available at the link below:

USDA Non-Discrimination Policy (usda.gov)

 

 

Required Notices - CTE

Scott County Schools  Career and Technical Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  If you have questions about this please contact John Blakley at the Scott County Board of Education, 208 Court Street, Huntsville, TN 37756 or call 423-663-2159.

Scott County Schools, as recipients of federal funding, including Carl Perkins funds, wish to make known to all private school students, parents, and faculty that their students can attend our Career and Technical Classes and that their teachers can attend our inservice training, or professional development activities.  If you have questions about this please contact John Blakley at the Scott County Board of Education, 208 Court Street, Huntsville, TN  37756 or call 423-663-2159.

 

Compliance with AHERA Management Plan Annual Notification Requirement

On October 22, 1986 President Reagan signed into law the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), which required the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate the final rules that all public and private schools develop a new Asbestos Management  plan and submit it to Governor McWherter, or his designee by October of 1988.

We are pleased to inform you that Scott County Schools has complied with all aspects of this regulation.

The Management Plan, which includes previous asbestos abatement projects, six months surveillance reports, the location and condition of the remaining asbestos containing materials in our buidlings, as well as the response action chosen for each, is available for your review at the following location:

Scott County Board of Education
208 Court Street
Huntsville, Tennessee 37756

This written annual notification is required by the new AHERA regulations.  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call my office.

John D. Blakley
LEA Designate
Scott County Schools
423-663-8024

 

 

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