Nevada City School District
800 Hoover Lane
Nevada City, CA 95959
This is to advise you of your right to file a written complaint as provided by Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 4600-4671. Uniform Complaint Procedures were developed in accordance with state law to respond to complaints against the Nevada City School District involving educational programs operated with state or federal funds.
These complaint procedures may also be used to file complaints charging that the Nevada City School District has determined based on someone’s disability (prohibited by federal regulations in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) or discriminated based on his/her sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, age, or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Categorical aide programs, vocational education, special education, child nutrition, child development programs and any other program benefiting from state or federal funds in which discrimination occurs based on race, religion, national origin, age (40 and above), gender (including sexual harassment), color, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related), marital status, ancestry, or political belief or affiliation are covered by these complaint procedures.
A separate complaint procedure is used to identify and resolve complaints related to instructional materials, emergency or urgent facilities conditions that pose a threat to the health and safety of students or staff, and teacher vacancy or misassignment
A complaint alleging unlawful discrimination shall be initiated no later than six months from the date when the alleged discrimination occurred, or six months from the date when the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged discrimination.
The Board encourages the early, informal resolution of complaints at the site level whenever possible. The program or site administrator should serve as an intermediary to resolve concerns whenever possible.