Charter schools like BCCLC are publicly-funded, semi-autonomous schools within the public school education system. They operate under the conditions of their charter document and applicable state and federal laws. It is the policy of BCCLC not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disabilities, or any other legally protected class(es) as defined by applicable state and federal law, in its education programs, activities, admissions, access, treatment, or employment practices.