Compliance

SCHOOLS MUST COMPLY WITH VARIOUS RULES & REGULATIONS TO PROVIDE A SAFE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE APPROVAL OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS
:  To review the basic requirements a system must follow in order to provide public education to students, click here.

ASBESTOS:  Under the Asbestos Accreditation Requirements Rules, Training Providers must be accredited by Tennessee to offer asbestos training course(s) in Tennessee, following the procedures outlined in the Rule 1200-01-20-.02 – Accreditation of Training Provider and Training Course(s).

Local Education Agencies (LEAs), public and private (non-profit) shall comply with the requirements of the Rules.  LEA’s and its employees are exempt from the financial obligation of fees for accreditation and re-accreditation outlined in Rule 1200-01-20-.05 - Fees, when employees directly employed by LEAs and their school system who conduct the asbestos activity(ies) to ensure compliance with AHERA requirements detailed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 763, Subpart E and these Rules.  The LEA shall apply for a Firm-LEA accreditation and for it’s employee(s) accreditation in their respective discipline(s) in order to utilize the employee fee waiver provision.   

Accreditations granted under this provision are only applicable for asbestos activities conducted at that specific LEA and their school system. To learn more about the Asbestos requirements and regulations for Bledsoe County, clickhere.

TITLE IX: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681) was the first comprehensive federal law to prohibit sex discrimination against students and employees of educational institutions. It is one of several federal and state anti-discrimination laws that define and ensure equality in education. The regulations implementing Title IX (34 C.F.R. § 160.1 et seq.) prohibit discrimination, exclusion, denial, limitation, or separation based on gender. Title IX states:

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. 20 U.S.C §1681