Sexual Harassment & Staff Complaints
The Board recognizes the importance of establishing reasonable and effective means for resolving difficulties that may arise among staff, to reduce potential areas of grievances and to establish and maintain recognized two-way channels of communication between supervisory personnel and staff.
Staff are protected against sexual harassment by anyone in any school program or activity, including on the school campus, on the school bus, or off-campus, such as a school-sponsored field trip.
Highline Public Schools is committed to a positive and productive education, free from discrimination, including sexual harassment. Sexual harassment means unwelcome conduct or communication of a sexual nature. This commitment extends to all students involved in academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs or activities of the school, whether that program or activity is in a school facility, on school transportation, or at a class or school training held elsewhere. The district prohibits sexual harassment of students by other students, employees, or third parties involved in school district activities.