Title IX Complaint Procedures

Title IX Complaint Procedures

 

 

Complaint Procedures for Nondiscrimination in School and Classroom Practices under Board Policy #103 Nondiscrimination/Discriminatory Harassment - School and Classroom Practices


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Students who believe they have been subject to conduct by any student, employee, or third party that constitutes a violation of this policy are encouraged to immediately report the incident to the building principal. Any person with knowledge of conduct that may violate this policy is encouraged to immediately report the matter to the building principal.

A school employee who suspects or is notified that a student has been subject to conduct that constitutes a violation of this policy shall immediately report the incident to the building principal, as well as properly making any mandatory police or child protective services reports required by law.[27]

If the building principal is the subject of a complaint, the student, third party, or employee shall report the incident directly to the Compliance Officer.

The complainant or reporting employee may be encouraged to use the district’s report form, available from the building principal or Compliance Officer, or to put the complaint in writing; however, oral complaints shall be accepted, documented, and the procedures of this policy implemented. The person accepting the verbal or written complaint may provide factual information on the complaint and the investigative process, the impact of choosing to seek confidentiality, and the right to file criminal charges. In all other respects, the person accepting the complaint shall handle the report objectively, neutrally, and professionally, setting aside personal biases that might favor or disfavor the complainant or those accused of a violation of this policy.


Complaint Procedures for Nondiscrimination of Qualified Students with Disabilities under Board Policy #103.1 – Nondiscrimination - Qualified Students with Disabilities 


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Students or parents/guardians who believe they have been subject to conduct by any student, employee or third party that constitutes a violation of this policy are encouraged to immediately report the incident to the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (Students). Any person with knowledge of conduct that may violate this policy, is encouraged to immediately report the matter to the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (Students).

A school employee who suspects or is notified that a student has been subject to conduct that constitutes a violation of this policy shall immediately report the incident to the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (Students), as well as properly making any mandatory police or child protective services reports required by law.[52]

If the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (Students) is the subject of a complaint, the student, parent/guardian, or employee shall report the incident directly to the Assistant Superintendent.

The complainant or reporting employee may be encouraged to use the district’s report form, available from the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (Students), or to put the complaint in writing; however, oral complaints shall be accepted, documented, and the procedures of this policy implemented. The person accepting the verbal or written complaint may provide factual information on the complaint and the investigative process, the impact of choosing to seek confidentiality, and the right to file criminal charges. In all other respects, the person accepting the complaint shall handle the report objectively, neutrally, and professionally, setting aside personal biases that might favor or disfavor the complainant or those accused of a violation of this policy.


Complaint Procedures for Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices under Board Policy #104 - Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices 


View Board Policy #104 - Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices

An employee or third party who believes s/he has been subject to conduct by any student, employee or third party that constitutes a violation of this policy is encouraged to immediately report the matter to the building principal or supervisor. Any person with knowledge of conduct which may violate this policy is encouraged to immediately report the matter to the building principal or supervisor.

If the building principal or supervisor is the subject of a complaint, the employee or third party shall report the incident directly to the Compliance Officer. If the Compliance Officer is the subject of a complaint, the employee or third party shall report the incident directly to the Superintendent. The complainant or reporting employee may be encouraged to use the district’s report form, available from the building principal, supervisor, or Compliance Officer, or to put the complaint in writing; however, oral complaints shall be accepted, documented, and the procedures of this policy implemented. The person accepting the verbal or written complaint may provide factual information on the complaint and the investigative process, the impact of choosing to seek confidentiality, and the right to file criminal charges. In all other respects, the person accepting the complaint shall handle the report objectively, neutrally, and professionally, setting aside personal biases that might favor or disfavor the complainant or those accused of a violation of this policy.