San Diego Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination by reason of the following actual or perceived characteristics: actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color and mental or physical disability, nationality, age, creed, or marital status, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Discrimination is also prohibited based on a student’s actual or perceived potential parental, family, or marital status.

Students who violate this policy may be subject to discipline, up to and including expulsion, in accordance with district policy, administrative procedure and state law.

Employees who violate this policy shall be subject to discipline up to and including dismissal. Any disciplinary action shall be in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or collective bargaining agreements.