Education

Unfair or discriminatory practices - education.

It is an unfair or discriminatory practice for any educational institution* to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, or disability in any program or activity. Such discriminatory practices shall include but not be limited to the following practices:

1. Exclusion of a person or persons from participating in, denial of the benefits of, or subjection to discrimination in any academic, extracurricular, research, occupational training, or other program or activity except athletic programs;
2. Denial of comparable opportunity in intramural and interscholastic athletic programs;
3. Discrimination among persons in employment and the condition of employment;
4. On the basis of sex, the application of any rule concerning the actual or potential parental, family or marital status of a person, or the exclusion of any person from any program or activity or employment because of pregnancy or related conditions dependent upon the physician's diagnosis and certification.
Iowa Code section 216.9.

*"Educational Institution" includes any preschool, elementary, secondary, or community college, area education agency, or postsecondary college or university and their governing boards.

Iowa Code section 216.9(4).