How does the Maine anti-discrimination law apply to education?
Maine law applies to both public and private schools and makes the following discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation unlawful:
- to exclude a person from, deny a person the benefits of, or subject a person to discrimination in any academic, extracurricular, research, occupational training or other program or activity;
- to deny a person equal opportunity in athletic programs;
- to deny admission to the institution or program or fail to provide equal access to any information about an institution or program;
- to deny financial assistance availability and opportunity (5 Me. Rev. Stat. sec. 4602).