The Metropolitan Education District encourages the early, informal resolution of complaints at the site level whenever possible. Parents or guardians of students in the Metropolitan Education District are urged, therefore, to discuss their concerns directly with the school site employee(s) in question.
In accordance with the California Code of Regulations and the California Education Code, the Metropolitan Education District has established the following procedures for handling different types of complaints. The types of complaints are listed below along with links to the corresponding complaint form.
UNIFORM COMPLAINT PROCEDURES (UCP)
This complaint procedure governs complaints when addressing complaints alleging failure to comply with state and/or federal laws in (1) adult education, (2) consolidated categorical aid programs, (3) migrant education, (4) vocational education, (5) child care and development programs, (6) child nutrition programs, (7) special education programs, and (8) federal school safety planning requirements.
The UCP form is available in the main office at all schools and on the District website:
Download the Uniform Complaint Procedures
WILLIAMS UNIFORM COMPLAINT PROCEDURES
Complaints regarding the sufficiency of instructional materials, teacher vacancy or misassignment, emergency or urgent facilities conditions that pose a threat to the health and safety of students, and service for students who have completed grade 12, should be submitted in writing using the Williams UCP form. The Williams UCP form is available in the main office at all schools and on the District website.
Download the Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures
COMPLAINTS CONCERNING DISTRICT PERSONNEL
Every effort should be made to resolve the concerns of parents/guardians at the site or office level at the earliest possible stage. If a complainant is unable or unwilling to resolve the complaint directly with the employee, s/he may submit an oral or written complaint to the employee’s principal or immediate supervisor. A complaint related to a principal or district office administrator shall be initially filed in writing to the Superintendent. Complaints against the Superintendent shall be submitted, in writing, to the Board of Education.
- Board Policy 4030 Nondiscrimination in Employment
- Administrative Regulation 4030 Nondiscrimination in Employment
- Administrative Regulation 4031 Complaints Concerning Discrimination in Employment
- Board Policy 4119.11 Sexual Harassment
- Administrative Regulation 4119.11 Sexual Harassment
- Board Policy 1312.1
- Administrative Regulation 1312.1
- Exhibit 1312.1