Complaint Procedures and Forms
Topic of Complaint
· Violation of state/federal law or regulations governing:
· Adult Education
· After School Education and Safety Programs
· Migrant Education
· Career Technical and Technical Education and Training Programs
· Child Care and Development Programs
· Child Nutrition Programs
· Special Education Programs
· Consolidated Categorical Aid Programs
· Any other district-implemented program listed in Education Code 64000(a) (5 CCR 4610)
· Unlawful Discrimination (Discriminatory harassment, intimidation, or bullying) against any student, employee, or other person participating in district activities.
· District Noncompliance Related To:
· Lactating Students
· Fees and Charges
· Local Control and Accountability Plan
· Foster Youth
· Education for Homeless Students
· Class Assignment
· Physical Education Instructional Minutes
· Allegation of Retaliation Against a Complainant or Other Participant in the Complaint Process
· Any other complaint as specified in a district policy
· Textbooks, Teacher Assignments, Facilities
Title IX Rights (Education Code 221.8)
The following list of rights, which are based on the relevant provisions of the federal regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 USC Sec. 1681 et seq.), may be used by the department for purposes of Section 221.6:
a. You have the right to fair and equitable treatment and you shall not be discriminated against based on your sex.
b. You have the right to be provided with an equitable opportunity to participate in all academic extracurricular activities, including athletics.
c. You have the right to inquire of the athletic director of your school as to the athletic opportunities offered by the school.
d. You have the right to apply for athletic scholarships.
e. You have the right to receive equitable treatment and benefits in the provision of all of the following:
1. Equipment and supplies.
2. Scheduling of games and practices.
3. Transportation and daily allowances.
4. Access to tutoring.
6. Locker rooms.
7. Practice and competitive facilities.
8. Medical and training facilities and services.
f. You have the right to have access to a gender equity coordinator to answer questions regarding gender equity laws.
g. You have the right to contact the State Department of Education and the California Interscholastic Federation to access information on gender equity laws.
h. You have the right to file a confidential discrimination complaint with the United States Office of Civil Rights or the State Department of Education if you believe you have been discriminated against or if you believe you have received unequal treatment on the basis of your sex.
i. You have the right to pursue civil remedies if you have been discriminated against.
j. You have the right to be protected against retaliation if you file a discrimination complaint.
(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 43, Sec. 3.)
Any known or suspected violation of these rights, should be immediately reported.
District Title IX Coordinator
Jack Kelejian, Asst. Superintendent, HR
Phone: (559) 274-4700 ext. 63130
Learn more about Title IX, Gender Equity and Nondiscrimination: