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Uniform Complaint Procedures

Read LCOE's Uniform Complaint Procedures Policy.

Read LCOE's Uniform Complaint Procedures Administrative Regulation.

A Uniform Complaint Procedures or UCP complaint is a written statement alleging discrimination, harassment, or a violation of a federal or state law or regulation. A UCP complaint must be filed by way of the Uniform Complaint Procedures as written in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, sections 4600-4687.

More information about UCP can be found on the California Department of Education, UPC website.

NOTE: Not all complaints fall under the scope of the UCP. Many concerns are the responsibilities of the Local Education Agency (LEA, e.g. individual unified school district), including, hiring and evaluation of staff, classroom assignments, student advancement and retention, selection/provision of textbooks and materials, student discipline, provision of core curricula subjects, facilities, graduation requirements, homework policies and practices, use of general education funds and dress codes and school uniforms.

Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure

The Williams Case is a landmark Superior Court case that requires all local education areas (LEAs) to provide all students equal access to instructional materials, safe schools, and quality teachers.

Read LCOE's Williams Uniform Complaint Procedure Policy

Read more on the California Department of Education's website.


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