It is the policy of the Adel DeSoto Minburn Community Schools to maintain a learning and working environment that is free from harassment and bullying. Harassment includes, but is not limited to, race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), genetic information (for employment), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. School district includes school district facilities, school district premises, and non-school property if the employee or student is at any school sponsored, school approved, or school related activity or function where students are under the control of the school district or where the employee is engaged in school business. Violations of district policy or procedure will be cause for disciplinary action up to and including expulsion or dismissal.
Students or employees who feel they have been harassed or bullied are encouraged to contact a school official. Procedures for addressing alleged harassment and bullying by school personnel are outlined in Board Policies 103, 401.3 and 502.13.