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Title IX

Title IX Coordinator
Caron Borba
14983 Road 208
Porterville, CA 93257
Title IX Links for Website:
State Office of Equal Opportunity:  
List of the rights specified in Education Code Section 221.8
How to File a Civil Rights Complaint 
Office for Civil Rights Complaint Form

Title IX Compliance


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) is a federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in all educational programs and activities, including athletic programs. No person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity operated by Rockford School District.. Title IX protects all participants in Rockford's educational programs and activities, including students, parents, employees, and job applicants. Rockford does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment and sexual violence.

In addition to Title IX, the California Education Code prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in schools. (California Education Code §§ 220-221.1.) Other state and federal laws also prohibit discrimination and ensure equality in education. Please refer to the following specific policies and procedures regarding sexual harassment:

Personnel – Superintendent’s Policy 4030(a)

Community Relations – Board Policy 1312.4(a)

Students – Board Policy 5145.3(a)

Students – Board Policy 5145.7(a)

Title IX Coordinator: Caron Borba, Superintendent