Title IX


What is Title IX?

On August 14, 2020, new regulations surrounding Law Title IX, 20 § U.S.C. 1681 were implemented after the law underwent revisions that affected educational institutions. Specifically, Title IX:

  • Prohibits discrimination “on the basis of sex”;
  • Education programs and federally funded schools (whether or not sponsored by the educational institution);
  • Protects students, employees, applicants, & all other persons

Title IX Policy  Title IX Discrimination and Harassment Based on Sex Prohibited

In accordance, Le Mars Community School District has taken all necessary measures to train and inform Title IX coordinators and disseminate notice of the policy, Title IX obligations, and Title IX coordinator information. Below are legal documents outlining Title IX Training in our district.

Title IX Overview

New Title IX Rules – Title IX Coordinators

New Title IX Regulations – Investigator Training

New Title IX Regulations – K-1 Decision Makers

New Title IX Rules – K-12 Supportive Measures and Informal Resolution

If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact one of the following:

Title IX Coordinator: Kyle Formanek
Le Mars Community School District
921 3rd Ave. SW, Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712.546.4153
Email: kyle.formanek@lemarscsd.org

Director of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa
Phone: 1.800.457.4416

Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights
Department of Education
Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204
Phone: 312.730.1560
Fax: 312.730.1576
Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov