No student shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated against in district educational programs by reason of 
his/her race, religion, creed, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability. 
  1. In order to ensure equal access to educational opportunity for all students, the Board of Education has adopted a policy governing equity in student placement. 
  2. Students shall be assigned to classes or sections of a course in such a manner that each class or section is representative as to gender and ethnicity of the total population of students meeting the criteria for placement in each grade level, class, or course.