Complaints Regarding Specified Educational Programs
The CUSD Board of Education recognizes that the district has primary responsibility for ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations governing complaints about specified district educational programs. Those programs are:
- Child Care and Development Programs
- Child Nutrition Programs
- Consolidated Categorical Aid Programs
- Migrant Education
- Section 504
- Special Education Programs
- Vocational Education
The Chico Unified School District will receive and investigate complaints which allege unlawful discrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, race, ancestry, national origin, color, or physical or mental disability in any program or activity conducted by the district which is funded directly by, or that receives or benefits from, any state financial assistance. The district shall investigate and seek to resolve complaints at the local level and shall follow uniform complaint procedures when addressing such complaints.
The designated unit to receive and investigate complaints shall be Chico Unified School District Educational Services and its compliance designee(s). This unit shall ensure district compliance. The district contact person for Section 504 is Diane Olsen, 891-3000, ext. 20135 at 1163 East Seventh Street, Chico, CA 95928. The district contact person for Title II, Title IX, and CCR, Title 5, Chapter 5.3 Section 4621(b) is Tina Keene, 891-3000, ext. 20165 at 1163 E. Seventh Street, Chico, CA 95928.