The Virginia Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities in its programs and activities. The following position has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the Department’s non-discrimination policies:
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Virginia Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond , Virginia 23218-2120
Phone: (804) 225-2023
For further information on Federal non-discrimination regulations, contact the Office for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1(800) 421-3481.
You may also view Executive Order 6 (2010), which specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. The policy permits appropriate employment preferences for veterans and specifically prohibits discrimination against veterans. Official Web site concerning this equal opportunity policy.
It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia that personal information about citizens will be collected only to the extent necessary to provide the service or benefit desired; that only appropriate information will be collected; that the citizen shall understand the reason the information is collected and be able to examine their personal record which is maintained by a public body.
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