It is the policy of the Milwaukee Public Schools, as required by section 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes, that no person will be denied admission to any public school or be denied the benefits of, or be discriminated against in any curricular, extracurricular, pupil services, recreational or other program or activity because of the person’s sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability.
This policy also prohibits discrimination under related federal statutes, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, and national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (disability), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (disability).
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
- For section 118.13, Wisconsin Statutes, federal Title IX:
Patricia Gill, Director, Office of Family Services, Room 133, Milwaukee Public Schools, 5225 West Vliet St. P. O. Box 2181, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53201-2181
- For Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), federal Title II:
Jeff Molter, 504/ADA Coordinator for Students, MPS Department of Special Services, 5225 West Vliet St., P. O. Box 2181,Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53201-2181. (414) 475-8139 TTD: (414) 475-8139