A complaint is a written and signed statement alleging a violation of federal laws, state laws, regulations and/or Board policy.
Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP)
The Lindsay Unified School District has the primary responsibility for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. The district has established Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP) to address allegations of unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying, and complaints alleging violation of state or federal laws governing educational programs, the charging of unlawful pupil fees and the non-compliance of our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).
The areas of state and/or federal laws include: Adult Education, After School Education, Agricultural Vocational Education, Bilingual Education, Career Technical Education, Child Care and Development, Child Nutrition, Compensatory Education, Consolidated Categorical Aid, Education of Pupils in Foster Care and Pupils who are Homeless, Every Student Succeeds Act / No Child Left Behind, Healthy Start and Related Programs, Local Control Accountability Plans, Migrant Education, Physical Education Instructional Minutes, Pupil Fees, Pupil Instruction: Course Periods without Educational Content, Pupil Services: Lactation Accommodations, School Safety Plans, Special Education, State Preschool, and Tobacco-Use Prevention Education.
Williams Complaint Procedures
A Williams Complaint is a complaint regarding instructional materials, facility conditions that pose a threat to the health and safety of student, and teacher vacancy or misassignment.
Title IX – Sex Based Nondiscrimination Statute
Title IX is a federal law that was passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female students and employees in educational settings are treated equally and fairly. It protects against discrimination based on sex.
Complaints Concerning School Personnel
District employees are to maintain the highest ethical standards, exhibit professional behavior, follow district policies and regulations, abide by state and federal laws, and exercise good judgment when interacting with students and other members of the school community. Complaints concerning inappropriate conduct of an employee shall be investigated.