NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION
As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Horizon Science Academy Belmont does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected veteran’s status, genetic information, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Horizon Science Academy Belmont directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Horizon Science Academy Belmont arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 80, 84, and 91, and 28 CFR Part 35.
Horizon Science Academy Belmont has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for the prompt and equitable resolution of grievances alleging any action prohibited by Title VI, Section 504, Title II of the ADA, the Age Act, or the Federal regulations implementing these laws.
Any person who believes she or he has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of disability or who believes she or he has been subjected to retaliation under Section 504 or the ADA may file a grievance under this procedure. It is against the law for Horizon Science Academy Belmont to retaliate against anyone who files a grievance or cooperates in the investigation of a grievance.
Students or staff found to have engaged in acts of discrimination or harassment based on disability will be promptly disciplined and make clear that such discipline may include for students, if circumstances warrant, suspension or expulsion, and for employees, termination.