GBA - LRSD Board Policy

Published by jackbgarvey on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 13:44





It is the policy of the Little Rock School District Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected trait in its educational programs, activities or employment practices. In furtherance of this policy, the Little Rock School District will:

1.     Recruit, select, hire, place, train, and promote persons in all job classifications  without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.

2.     Base selection, hiring and promotion decisions on valid requirements and criteria which are job related and necessary upon entry at that level to perform the essential functions of the job.

3.     Administer all employment practices including compensation, benefits, promotion, training, tuition assistance, termination, transfer, demotion, and reduction-in-force objectively and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

4.     Provide reasonable accommodations for applicants and/or employees with disabilities when doing so will enable them to successfully perform the essential functions of the job or benefit from training.

5.     Prohibit retaliatory actions against employees or applicants for employment who make a charge of employment discrimination, testify, assist or participate, in any manner, in a hearing, proceeding or investigation of employment discrimination.

6.     Create a work environment free of discrimination and retaliation.

7.     Maintain all official records in accordance with all State and Federal laws and related regulations.


Revised:  November 15, 2007

Adopted:  November 18, 1999

Cross Reference:  Board of Education Policy AC