Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP)
The Los Angeles Unified School District (District) has the primary responsibility to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, and shall investigate complaints alleging failure to comply with those laws and regulations, alleging discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying, alleging unauthorized charging of pupil fees for educational activities or alleging failure to comply with legal requirements under the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The District shall seek to resolve those complaints in accordance with the procedures set out in §§4600-4687 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations and the policies and procedures of the District. The District’s Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP) may be used to report noncompliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, to file complaints alleging discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying; unauthorized charging of pupil fees for educational activities, failure to comply with legal requirements under the LCAP, and/or to appeal District decisions regarding such complaints. UCP brochures are available at all school sites and on the District’s website in the primary languages of the school community. Complainants are encouraged, where possible, to try to resolve their complaints directly at the school or work site or with their Educational Service Center (ESC). A written notice regarding UCP must be disseminated annually to staff, students, parents/guardians, appropriate private school officials or representatives, District advisory committee, school advisory committees, and other interested school parties. Distribution may be in any form (brochure, newsletter, memorandum, staff/parent/student handbook, etc.) that will reach the school community. A copy of this UCP policy bulletin shall be available free of charge.
BUL-5159.3.PDF, 565.62 KB; (Last Modified on July 9, 2014)