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Legal Postings

Administrative:

Superintendent's Amended Contract, April 2017:
 
Nondiscrimination Statement:
 
In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Highland Park ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law, in providing education services, activities, and programs, including CTE programs, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
 
The following district representatives have been designated to coordinate compliance with these legal requirements:
 
Title IX Coordinator, for concerns regarding discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment or gender-based harassment:
Susan Bailey, Girls Athletic Coordinator, 7015 Westchester Drive, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-780-3000.
 
ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, for concerns regarding discrimination on the basis of disability:
Laurie Gagne, Director of Special Programs, 4220 Emerson Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205, 214- 780-3000.
 
All other concerns regarding discrimination:
Dr. Thomas Trigg, 7015 Westchester Drive, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-780-3000.
 

Finance:

1. District Property Tax Rate (Tax Code, §26.05(b))

2. Adopted District Budgets (Education Code, §44.0041, as amended during the 79th Legislature, Third Called Session)
 
(Coming Soon!)
3. Landowner’s Bill of Rights (Property Code, §21.0112(b)(2), as amended by HB 1495 (80th Legislature)
 
4. Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas - The Highland Park ISD Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing to distribute a financial management report on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. The public hearing was held during a school board meeting October 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at McCulloch Intermediate School, 3555 Granada, Dallas, Texas. 
 

Health:

• 2018-19 immunization requirements for students in grades K-12

• 2018-19 immunization requirements for students in Pre-K

(Education Code, §38.019, as amended by HB 1059 (80th Legislature))

The Texas Education Code 28.004 requires all public schools to establish a local school health advisory council. In accordance with this code, the Highland Park Independent School District School Health Advisory Council will hold its meetings for the 2017-2018 school year from 3:30-5 p.m. in the HPISD Administration Building Board Room on the following dates: (Coming soon)

It is further required that the following be posted for public information:

  • HPISD School Board Policy EHAB (Legal) - Adopted to ensure that elementary school and middle school students engage in physical activity.
  • HPISD School Board Policy FNC (Legal) and FNCD (Local) and the Student Code of Conduct - Prescribes penalties for the use of tobacco products by students and others on school campuses, at school-sponsored, or school-related activities.
  • Highland Park ISD does not participate in the Federal Lunch Program outlined by the Child Nutrition Act and is not required to adopt policies on restricting student access to vending machines, but does operate by campus guidelines and access procedures for age-appropriate use of vending machines.
  1. Resources for Homeless Students

Buildings, Grounds and Equipment Management Maintenance:

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs:

The district offers career and technical education programs in the following cluster areas: Architecture Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Finance, Health Science, Information Technology, Law, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Admission to these programs is based on career interest, age appropriateness, class space, aptitude for the program, and adherence to school rules and regulations.

It is the policy of the district not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

It is the policy of the district not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

The district will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.

For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator at baileys@hpisd.org, 214-780-3000 and/or the HPISD 504 Coordinator at gagnel@hpisd.org, 214-780-3091.