Parent / Student Rights & Responsibilities

California state law requires that school districts annually notify parents/guardians and students of various rights and responsibilities. It further requires that school districts maintain written records confirming that parents/guardians have been so informed.

Information Regarding Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. The Title IX regulations describe the conduct that violates Title IX. Examples of the types of discrimination that are covered under Title IX include sexual harassment, the failure to provide equal opportunities in athletics and discrimination based on pregnancy. To enforce Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education maintains an Office for Civil Rights, with headquarters in Washington, DC and 12 offices across the United States. Source: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. (2015). Title IX and Sex Discrimination.

Williams v. State of California

On December 10, 2004, the San Francisco County Superior Court approved the notice of settlement in Eliezer Williams, et al. v. State of California, et al.  The court ordered that the California Department of Education make available information regarding the provisions of the settlement and the process by which students on whose behalf the lawsuit was filed may file objections to the settlement.

McKinney-Vento Education Act

The McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth Assistance Act is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. McKinney-Vento provides federal funding to states for the purpose of supporting district programs that serve homeless students.

Nutrition Services - Wellness Policy

Our goal continues to be to use as few processed foods as possible.  We prepare many of our menu items from scratch and are continually working to eliminate more and more of the processed foods. A great example is our pizza.  We make the dough fresh daily, the sauce from scratch and assemble all the pizzas right in our bakery using low sodium cheese, fresh vegetables and local meats.

CUSD Board Policies

Board Policies are developed to protect and steer the staff and the Chico Unified School District Board of Trustees as they fulfill the mission of the organization. They are a reference tool for appropriate action, ethical decision making and for dealing with potential or actual conflicts.