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Complaints

Procedures to File a Complaint

Policy: Uniform Complaint Procedures

Consultation Before Filing:
Lillian Grant, Public Relations Officer
lgrant@inglewood.k12.ca.us
310-419-3080

Reasons to File:

  • Failure to comply with State or Federal programs Complaints Educational Equity complaints (unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying of a protected group)
  • Complaints regarding unlawful pupil fees
  • Federal & State Categorical Aid Programs
  • Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)

Guidelines and How to File:

  • Submit a Written Letter of Complaint outlining the charges to the Director of Categorical Programs. Form A (English) & Form B (Spanish)
  • Identity of any complainant alleging discrimination will be kept confidential as appropriate.

Process:

  • Director of Categorical Programs will log the complaint and forward it to the Chief Academic Officer: possible mediation
  • Investigative meeting or other investigative process will occur
  • Written report and decision sent to the complainant, Superintendent and Director of Categorical Programs (within 60 days)
  • Timelines and Appeals Process are outlined in the BP 1312.3 and AR 1312.3.
Read the UCP Brochure (in English) or (in Spanish). The policies can be found here.

Policy: Complaints Concerning School Employees

Consultation Before Filing:
Nora Roque, Executive Director of Human Resources nroque@inglewood.k12.ca.us
310-419-2751

Reasons to File:

  • Employee operating outside their authority
  • Lack of good judgment
  • Inappropriate behavior
  • Professional performance issues

Guidelines and How to File:

  • Verbal or written complaints must have first been reviewed by employee’s supervisor in an attempt to resolve the issues. They are confidential.
  • If unresolved: submit a Written Letter of Complaint to the Director of Certificated Personnel. Form C (English), Form C (Spanish)

Process:

  • Director of  Certificated Personnel will log the complaint and forward it to the appropriate Human Resources (HR) Administrator
  • Meeting with HR Admin
  • Investigation by HR Admin
  • Report of findings sent to the Executive Director of Human Resources for final decision
  • Written report and decision sent to the complainant, Superintendent and Director of Certificated Personnel
  • Timelines and Appeals Process are outlined in the BP 1312.1, 4031, 4144 and 4031 Policy and Rule and Regulation

Policy: Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures

Consultation Before Filing:
School and Community Relations
lgrant@inglewood.k12.ca.us
310-419-3080

Reasons to File:

  • Textbooks and instructional materials
  • Teacher Vacancy or Misassignment
  • Facilities
  • High School Exit Exam Intensive Instruction Services

Guidelines and How to File:

Process:

  • The Chief of Staff will log the complaint and initiate an investigation
  • A response letter of findings will be sent to the complainant and involved parties
  • All Williams Complaints received are required to be publicly submitted to the Board or Education and County Supt of Schools
  • Timelines and Appeals Process are outlined in the 1312.4 Policy and Rule and Regulation

Site Assurance of Compliance:

  • English and Spanish versions of the following:
  • Williams Notice must be posted in every  K-12 Classroom.
  • CAHSEE Notice Must be posted in the office of schools serving grades 10-12

Policy: Complaints Questioning Instructional Programs and Supporting Operations

Consultation Before Filing:
K-12 General Education
K-12 Charter Schools, Special Education 504 & Student Discipline, Chief Academic Officer
310-680-2724

Reasons to File:

  • Instructional Content/Techniques
  • Ineffective Programs

Guidelines and How to File:

  • Verbal or written complaints must have first been reviewed by teacher, principal, the supervisor or other appropriate administrators in an attempt to resolve
  • Submit an official Form to Tiffany Rudek, Chief Academic Officer. Form E (English), Form E (Spanish)

Process:

  • Director of Categorical Programs will log the complaint and forward it to the 1312.2 Hearing Officer
  • Hearing Officer will convene a hearing panel
  • Panel’s recommendation report is sent to the Supt to render a decision
  • Supt prepares written decision to be sent to all parties involved in the review process and the Director of Categorical Programs
  • Timelines and Appeals Process are outlined in the 1312.1 Policy and Administrative Regulation.

For Special Education Complaints: Contact: 310-419-2775 ex. 3029 or The California Department of Education Special Education Division 515 L Street, Suite 270 Sacramento, CA 95814 Fax: 916-327-3516.

A copy of your parent rights and responsibilities is available through the SW SELPA, 310-944-3217, or at the Special Education Office.

More information on special education complaints can be found here. Review the California Department of Education’s complaint resolution process. Form