Title IX Laws:Discrimination and Harassment - Know Your Rights
Human Resources Specialist
50 Church Street
Quincy CA 95971
Phone: 530-283-6500 x5224
Filing a Title IX Complaint
Any parent, guardian, individual, organization has the right to file a written complaint of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying on the basis of a protected characteristic within six months from the date the alleged incident occurred or the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged incident.
How PCOE Investigates a Complaint
Within 60 days from the date of receipt of the complaint, the district shall conduct and complete an investigation of the complaint and prepare a written decision. During this process, the person responsible for the filing of the complaint is to be given the opportunity to provide evidence he/she believes supports the allegations. The district decision should include: (1) findings of fact; (2) conclusions of law; (3) disposition of the complaint; (4) the rationale for such disposition; (5) corrective actions, if necessary; (6) notice of the right to appeal the district’s decision to the California Department of Education (CDE) within 15 days; and, (7) the procedures to be followed to initiate such an appeal. If the school district fails to follow any of these rules a complaint can be filed directly with the CDE.
- Non-Discrimination in Employment – Board Policy 4030
- Non-Discrimination in Employment – Administrative Regulation 4030
- Non-Discrimination in Programs and Activities – Board Policy 0410
- Sexual Harassment (Employees) – Administrative Regulation 4119.11.01/4129.01/4319.01
- Non-Discrimination/Harassment (Students) – Board Policy 5145.3
- Non-Discrimination/Harassment (Students) – Administrative Regulation 5145.3
- Sexual Harassment (Students) – Board Policy 5145.7
- Sexual Harassment (Students) – Administrative Regulation 5145.7
- Uniform Complaint Procedures – Board Policy 1312.3
Complaints pertaining to Title IX issues should be filed by using the Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP) as identified in California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 4600 et. seq. For more information on the UCP complaints and appeals visit the CDE’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Resolution of Discrimination/Harassment Complaint pages.
- California Department of Education Office of Equal Opportunity
- United States Department of Education Civil Rights