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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Baltimore City Public Schools (“City Schools”) does not discriminate in its employment, programs, and activities, based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy / parenting status,disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally or constitutionally protected attributes or affiliations. Discrimination undermines our community’s long-standing efforts to create, foster, and promote equity and inclusion for all. Some examples of discrimination include acts of hate, violence, harassment, bullying, or retaliation. For more information, see Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners Policies JBA (Nondiscrimination – Students)JBB (Sex-Based Discrimination – Students)JICK (Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation of Students)ACA (Nondiscrimination – Employees)ACB (Sexual Harassment – Employees), and ACD (ADA Reasonable Accommodations), and the accompanying City Schools Administrative Regulations.City Schools also provides equal access to the Boy/Girl Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For inquiries about these nondiscrimination policies, please contact:

Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator
Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance
200 E. North Avenue
Room 208
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-396-8542; Fax: 410-396-2955

Email: eeo-titleixcompliance@bcps.k12.md.us

OR

Coordinator – Section 504
Special Education and Student Supports
200 E. North Avenue
Room 210
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 443-462-4247
Email: 504support@bcps.k12.md.us

If you believe that you have experienced discrimination in City Schools’ employment, programs, and/or activities, or if you are requesting a reasonable accommodation, please use one of these forms, as appropriate, which also include filing instructions:

Discrimination complaints also may be filed with other agencies, such as: 

  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Baltimore Field Office, City Crescent Bldg., 10 S. Howard Street, Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, 1-800-669-4000, 1-800-669-6820 (TTY); or 
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Lyndon Baines Johnson Dept. of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, 1-800-421-3481, 1-800-877-8339 (TDD), OCR@ed.gov, or www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html.

This notice of nondiscrimination is available, upon request, in languages other than English and in an alternate format under the Americans with Disabilities Act, by contacting the City Schools Communications Department, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 317, Baltimore, MD 21202, communications@bcps.k12.md.us, 410-545-1870.