UNIFORM COMPLAINT POLICIES & PROCEDURES
The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) has the primary responsibility to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations governing educational programs.
The following policy (BP 1312.3) shall be used to address all complaints which allege that the District has violated federal or state laws or regulations governing education programs subject to UCP: Accommodations for pregnant and parenting pupils; Adult education; After school education and safety; Agricultural career technical education; Career technical and technical education and career technical and technical training programs; Child care and development programs compensatory education; Consolidated categorical aid programs; Course periods without educational content; Discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying in district programs and activities, including in those programs or activities funded directly by or that receive or benefit from any state financial assistance, based on the person's actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Government Code 11135, or Penal Code 422.55, or based on the person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (5 CCR 4610); Educational and graduation requirements for students in foster care, homeless students, students from military families, students formerly in a juvenile court school, migrant students, and immigrant students participating in a newcomer program; Every Student Succeeds Act; Local Control and Accountability Plans; Migrant education; Physical education instructional minutes; Student fees; Reasonable accommodations to a lactating student; Regional occupational centers and programs; School plans for student achievement as required for the consolidated application for specified federal and/or state categorical funding; School safety plans; School site councils as required for the consolidated application for specified federal and/or state categorical funding; State preschool programs; State preschool health and safety issues in license-exempt programs; Any complaint alleging retaliation against a complainant or other participant in the complaint process or anyone who has acted to uncover or report a violation subject to this policy; Any other state or federal educational program the Superintendent of Public Instruction or designee deems appropriate.
Board Policy (BP) 1312.3
The following procedure (AR 1312.3) shall be used to file a complaint under BP 1312.3:
Administrative Regulation (AR) 1312.3
The following forms shall be used to file the complaint.
UCP Complaint Form – English (E3-1312.3)
UCP Complaint Form - Spanish (E4-1312.3)
The following procedure (AR 1312.4) shall be used to address complaints
regarding the insufficiency of textbooks and instructional materials, teacher vacancy or misassignment, or the condition of school facilities:
Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure:
Administrative Regulation (AR 1312.4)
Williams Uniform Complaint Notice (E-1-1312.4)
Williams Uniform Complaint Form (E-2 1312.4)