IDEA Public Charter School

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1027 45th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019 Phone: 202-399-4750
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Administrative Policies

Non-discrimination Statement

IDEA PCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Justin Rydstrom, Head of School
IDEA Public Charter High School
1027 45th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20019
Phone: 202-399-4750

USDA Non-discrimination Statement (Public Lunch Notification)

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)       mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
 

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC Law 2-38; DC Official Code §2-1402.11(2006), as amended) states the following: 

Pertinent section of DC Code § 2-1402.11: 

It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice to do any of the following acts, wholly or partially for a discriminatory reason based upon the actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-4559 or ohr@dc.gov.”

This notification applies to the School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Program.  


Health Education

Section 602 of the Healthy Students Act of 2010 requires that on or before January 15 of each year, each public school and public charter school must submit information about the average amount of weekly health education that students receive in each grade to the Office of the State Superintendent of Education. This information must be posted online if the school has a website and make the form available to parents in its office. The Office of the State Superintendent of Education is required to post the information on its website within 14 days of receipt.

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