Equity and Inclusion: Policies
Policy 214 Accessibility Standards
It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to provide an environment in all of its facilities that fosters independence, dignity, respect, integration and equity of opportunity for our students, parents/guardians, the public and our staff. We are committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have the same opportunity of access to services in a similar way as these services are available to all others. We are committed to meeting the accessibility needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner.
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Policy 503 Safe Schools
It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to support and maintain a positive school climate for all students, staff and the community. A positive school climate is accepting and inclusive of all. As part of this mandate the board will strive to eliminate all forms of bullying through prevention and intervention strategies which foster positive learning environments, support academic achievement and help students to reach their full potential.
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Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education
It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to ensure a safe and inclusive learning and working environment for all students, staff and the community, regardless of age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, socio-economic status, employment, housing, sex, and sexual orientation.
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Policy 519 First Nation, Métis, Inuit Self-Identification and Education Policy
The Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.
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Human Rights Policy