The Governing Board recognizes the district's responsibility to comply with applicable state and federal laws and regulations governing educational programs. The district shall investigate any complaints alleging failure to comply with such laws and/or alleging unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying and shall seek to resolve those complaints in accordance with the district's uniform complaint procedures. Within 30 days of receiving the complaint, the compliance officer shall prepare and send to the complainant a written report of the district's investigation and decision. If the complainant is dissatisfied with the compliance officer's decision, he/she may, within five days, file his/her complaint in writing with the Board.
The Board may consider the matter at its next regular Board meeting or at a special Board meeting convened in order to meet the 60-day time limit within which the complaint must be answered. The Board may decide not to hear the complaint, in which case the compliance officer's decision shall be final.
If the Board hears the complaint, the compliance officer shall send the Board's decision to the complainant within 60 days of the district's initial receipt of the complaint or within the time period that has been specified in a written agreement with the complaint. If dissatisfied with the district's decision, the complainant may appeal in writing to the CDE within 15 days of receiving the district's decision.
The following compliance officer(s) shall receive and investigate complaints and shall ensure district compliance with law:
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