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    Student Complaints and Grievances

    File: JFH

    Purpose
    To provide students with an administrative remedy through which to seek redress for alleged violations, misinterpretations, and inequitable applications of Lake Washington School District policies and practices which prohibit sex discrimination in all District education programs, activities, and opportunities.

    Definitions
    Grievance: A formal written complaint:

      1. Setting forth the allegation that there has been a violation, misinterpretation, or inequitable application of any district policy or practice relative to Federal or State anti-discrimination legislation.
      2. Specifically identifying the policy or statute violated, misinterpreted, or inequitably applied.
      3. furnishing sufficient background concerning the alleged violation, misinterpretation, or inequitable application to identify persons, actions and/or omissions that led to the allegation.

    Student/Grievant:

    Any Lake Washington School District student, aggrieved by a decision or condition falling under the guidelines of Federal or State anti-sex discrimination legislation, or the parent(s) or legal guardian acting on behalf of the student.

    Compliance Officer:

    The School District employee designated to coordinate compliance efforts with Federal and State anti-sex discrimination legislation and charged with the responsibility of investigating complaints relative to Title IX.

    Procedure
    The procedures for addressing complaints under this policy shall follow the provisions of WAC 392-190-065 to 075.

    Approved:
    08/02/76

    Revised:
    05/07/90
    08/22/05
    08/30/05
    06/07/10

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.640, 49.60
    WAC 180-40-215, 392-190
    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

    CROSS REFS.:
    Teaching About Religion (IGAC)
    Student Complaints and Grievances(JFH-E)

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