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District DEI Policy

3430 - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the District

Last Updated Date: 03/15/2022

Adoption Date: 03/15/2022

The Board of Education desires that the Brockport Central School District shall be a positive and inclusive environment for all.

To that end:

  1. The District seeks to eliminate barriers that limit a student’s chance to be successful;
  2. b.The District will develop and maintain diversity, equity and inclusion practices;
  3. The District will provide all students equal educational opportunities and resources needed to succeed; and
  4. The District will provide a positive culture where all students, employees, and community members are valued and welcome, irrespective of ethnicity, disability, gender or gender identity, socioeconomic status or other protected category.

Defining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

For purposes of this policy:

  1. "Diversity" includes but is not limited to:  race; color; ethnicity; nationality; religion; socioeconomic status; veteran status; education; marital status; language; age; gender; gender expression; gender identity; sexual orientation; mental or physical ability; genetic information; and learning style. 
  2. "Equity" includes, but is not limited to, seeking the fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all while striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of all groups. 
  3. "Inclusion" includes, but is not limited to, authentically bringing traditionally excluded individuals and/or groups into processes, activities, and decision/policy making in a way that shares power and ensures equal access to opportunities and resources.

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