Nondiscrimination Notification

Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Education Programs

 

1. Admission to WSD educational programs is based on eligibility for Windham programs, education achievement level, aptitude and interest, and available class space.

2. It is the policy of WSD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in its educational programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

3. It is the policy of WSD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

4. WSD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.

5. For information about student rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Marjie Haynes, at PO Box 40, Huntsville, Texas, 77342-0040, (936) 291-5335, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, Carolyn Baxter, PO Box 40, Huntsville, Texas, 77342-0040, (936) 291-5334.

 

Noticia Pública de Nondiscriminación Para Los Programas de Educación

 

1. Matriculación en los programas se basa en la eligibilidad de la persona, el nivel de educación, interés, aptitud, y espacio en la clase.

2. Es norma de WSD no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.

3. Es norma de WSD no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, impedimento o edad, en sus procedimientos de empleo, tal como lo requieren, el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la Ley de Discriminación por Edad, de 1975, según enmienda; y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.

4. WSD tomará las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso de la lengua inglés no sea un obstaculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales.

5. Para recibir mas información acerca de los derechos o el procediminento de agravio, debe informarce con la coordinadora de Titulo IX, Marjie Haynes, P. O. 40, Huntsville, Texas 77342-0040, (936) 291-5335, y/o la coordinadora de Seccion 504, Carolyn Baxter, P. O. Box 40, Huntsville, TX 77342-0040, (936) 291-5334.

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Texas State Board of Education Chair Barbara Cargill congratulates GED recipients during Spring, 2014, ceremonies. “I am very impressed with the program and with the commitment of the staff and teachers,” she said.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.
Vocational and academic skills are integrated in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, such as this Small Engine Repair class in Huntsville, Texas.
Auto specialization students in a West Texas prison learn auto maintenance skills, preparing themselves for future employment as professional mechanics.
An offender at the Polunsky Unit prepares for graduation after earning his GED through the Windham School District.
WSD’s Business and Image Management & Multimedia (BIMM) class offers students the opportunity to learn viable graphic arts and computer skills, helping them prepare for jobs after release.