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Title IX


“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 educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
~ 20 U.S.C. § 1681 & 34 C.F.R. Part 106
The Poway Unified School District is committed to maintaining a safe school environment that is free from harassment and discrimination.

To file a complaint, please contact:
PUSD Title IX Coordinator, James Dayhoff
[email protected]


Sexual Harassment Policy

PUSD policy prohibits sexual harassment of students at school or at school-sponsored or school-related activities. The Board also prohibits retaliatory behavior or action against any person who reports, files a complaint or testifies about, or otherwise supports a complainant in alleging sexual harassment. 

Nondiscrimination/Harassment Policy

PUSD Rights and Responsibilities

CDE Gender Equity/Title IX

Title IX Training Resources


Uniform Complaint Procedures

The district complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the California Education Code 234.1. The district will investigate and resolve sexual harassment complaints under Poway Unified School Board policy AR 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures.