NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION
IN CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Flatonia Independent School District offers career and technology education Programs in Cosmetology, Floral Design, Home Making Economics, Computer Applications and Agricultural. Admission to these programs is based on interest, aptitude, age appropriateness, and class space available.
It is the policy of the Flatonia Independent School District not to discriminate on Basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational 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.
It is the policy of the Flatonia Independent School District 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 the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
Flatonia Independent School District 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.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Robin Branecky and/or Section 504 Coordinator, Amanda Lamza at 400 E. 4th Street, Flatonia, Texas 78941, 361-865-2941.
AVISO DE NO DISCRIMINACIÓN EN CARRERA Y PROGRAMAS DE
El Distrito escolar Independiente de Flatonia ofrece programas de carrera y technologÍa educativos en CosmetologÍa, Diseño Floral, Oficios Domesticos, Aplicaciones Informáticas, y de Agricultura. Admisión de estos programas se basa en interés, aptitud, edad apropiada, y espacio de clase disponible.
Es la política del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Flatonia de no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o discapacidad en sus programas vocacionales, servicios o actividades de lo dispuesto en el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, en su versión modificada; Título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, modificada.
Es la política del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Flatonia de no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, o edad en sus prácticas laborales como lo exige el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, en su versión modificada; Título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de la Ley de Discriminación a Edad de 1975, modificada, y la sección 504 del Acta de Rehabilitación de 1973, en su versión modificada.
Flatonia Distrito Escolar Independiente tomará medidas para asegurar que la falta de conocimientos del Idioma Inglés no será una barrera para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y de formación profesional.
Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos de quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX, Robin Branecky, 361-865-2941, y/o Coordinador de la Sección 504 Amanda Lamza, en 400 E. 4th Street, Flatonia, Texas 78941, 361-865-2941.
Notice of School Board Meeting - Government Code, §551.056(a)-(b) and Agenda for School Board Meeting - Government Code, §551.056(a)-(b)
Requires the posting of a meeting notice on the district's website, if a website is maintained. Also, requires the agenda to be concurrently posted with the meeting notice on the website if the school district maintains a website and contains all or part of the area within the corporate boundaries of a municipality with a population of 48,000 or more. See School Board Agendas and Minutes on the District's website.
School Board's Employment Policy - Government Code, §21.204(d)
Requires the posting of the employment policies on the website, if a website is maintained. See Employment Policy
Conflict Disclosure Statements and Questionaires- Local Government Code, §176.009 (a), as admended by HB 1491 80th Legislature, Regular Session. Also See Local Government Code, Chapter 176.03
Requires access to statements and questionaires on the website if a school district maintains a website. See Conflict Disclosure Statements and Questionaires
Bill of Rights for Property Owners - Government Code, §402.031 HB 1495 80th Legislature, Regular Session
Electricity, Water, and Natural Gas Costs- Government Code, §2264.001(b) as amended by HB 3693 80th Legislature, Regular Session
This bill requires the positng of the metered amounts of electircity, water, and gas consumption for which the district is requrie to pay and the aggregrate amounts of those services. See Utility Costs on the District's Website
Maintenance and Operations Tax Rate- Tax Code, §26.05(b)
This code requires a school district to post on its websie a statement that indicates that it adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate.
Immunization Awareness - Education Code, §38.019, as amended by HB 1059, 80th Legislature
This bill requires school districts with website capabilities to post information relating to immunizations exceptions, required and suggested immunizations for school age children, information on health clinics offering vaccines and links to the DSHS website. Information should be available in English and Spanish. The Texas State Department of Health Services has immunization requirements for schools in English and Spanish at Texas Department of State and Health Services. http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/school/default.shtm
College Credit Programs - Education Code, §28.010(b), as amended by SB 282, 80th Legislature
Requires school districts to notify the parent(s) and/or guardian(s) of all students in grades 9 – 12 of the availability of programs under which they may earn college credit, including Advanced Placement programs, International Baccalaureate programs, dual credit programs, and joint high school and college credit programs. The notification may be provided on the district’s Internet website and must include the name and contact information of any public or private entity offering such a program.
Testing for Home Schooled Students - Education Code, §29.916(c), as amended by HB 1844, 80th Legislature
A school district is required to post on an Internet website maintained by the district the date the PSAT/NMSQT will be administered and the date any college advanced placement tests will be administered. The notice must state that the PSAT/NMSQT or the advanced placement test is available for home-schooled students eligible to attend school in the district and describe the procedures for a home-schooled student to register for the test.
Physcial Activity- Education Code, §28.004(k)
The legislation adds an emphasis on proper nutrition and exercise to the health curriculum required for kindergarten through grade 12 in Education Code Sec. 28.004. A school district shall publish in the student handbook and post on the district's Internet website, a statement of the policies adopted to ensure that elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students engage in at least 30 minutes per school day or 135 minutes per school week of physical activity; and a statement of: the number of times during the preceding year the district's school health advisory council has met; whether the district has adopted and enforces policies to ensure that district campuses comply with agency vending machine and food service guidelines for restricting student access to vending machines; and whether the district has adopted and enforces policies and procedures that describe penalties for the use of tabacco products by students and others on school campuses or at school-sponsored or school-related events. Also See School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) on the District's website
Starting in calendar year 2007, the school district is to provide a copy of the superintendent's contract EITHER as a disclosure in the financial management report provided to attendees at the Schools FIRST hearing OR by posting the contract on the district's Internet site.
Bullying Reporting Procedure - Education Code, §37.0832(e), as amended by HB 1942, 84th Legislature
Requires a school district to post on its website, to the extent practicable, the procedure for reporting bullying. See Policy
Vacancy Postings- Education Code, §11.1513(d)(1)(B), as amended by SB 300, 81st Legislature
School districts must implement the new requirements regarding posting notice of vacancies for which a license or certificate is required under Section 21.003. The district must provide such notice by posting the position on a bulletin board at a place convenient to the public in the district's central administrative office, a bulletin board at the central administrative office of each campus in the district during any time the office is open, and the district's Internet website, if any. See Employment Opportunities on the District's Website.
2015-2016 Summary of Proposed Budget- Education Code, §44.0041. See Proposed Budget
2015-16 FISD Adopted Budget- Education Code, §39.084. The District is required to maintain the adopted budget on the district’s website until the third anniversay of the date the budget was adopted. See Adopted Budget
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