Pembroke Public Schools Civil Rights Laws/District Coordinator Information

  • All programs, activities and employment opportunities provided by the Pembroke Public Schools are offered without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness or disability. Questions regarding implementation of these practices should be addressed to the appropriate coordinator listed below:

Section 504: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

  • Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits based on disability in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. Section 504 is codified at 29 U.S.C. 794; regulations have been promulgated under it at 34 CFR Part 104 (available at http://www.ed.gov/policy/rights/reg/ocr/edlite-34cfr104.html).

IDEA 2004: the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, reauthorized in December 2001

  • Part of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness and requires school districts to adapt to a new set of requirements regarding the education of this needy at-risk population. Information on this act is available in the Massachusetts Department of Education’s Homeless Education Advisories at http://www.doe.mass.edu/mv/haa

Coordinator

  • For all of the above:

    Jessica DeLorenzo

    Director of Student Services

    72 Pilgrim Road

    Pembroke, MA 02359

    781-829-0832


Title VI: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits based on race, color or national origin in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance. Title VI is codified at 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.; regulations have been promulgated under it in the Code of Federal Regulations at 34 CFR Part 100 (available at http://www.ed.gov/policy/rights/reg/ocr/edlite-34cfr100.html

Title IX: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

  • Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits based on sex in educational programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Title IX is codified at 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.; regulations have been promulgated under it at 34 CFR Part 106 (available at http://www.ed.gov/policy/rights/reg/ocr/edlite-34cfr106.html).

Title II: Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

  • Prohibits discrimination, exclusion from participation, and denial of benefits on the basis of disability in public entities. Title II is codified at 42 U.S.C. 12131 et seq; regulations have been promulgated under it at 28 CFR Part 35 (available at http://www.ed.gov/policy/rights/reg/ocr/edlite-28cfr35.html).

Coordinators

  • Coordinators for all to the left:

    Jessica DeLorenzo

    Director of Student Services

    72 Pilgrim Road

    Pembroke, MA 02359

    781-829-0832

     
    Michael Murphy

    Principal

    Hobomock

    81 Learning Lane

    Pembroke, MA 02359

    781-294-0911