Citizen Complaints – Federal Programs
Complaints that Allege Discrimination — Equity and Civil Rights
Complaints Related to Federal Programs
A citizen complaint is a written statement that alleges a violation of a federal rule, law or regulation or state regulation that applies to a federal program.
- Anyone can file a citizen complaint.
- There is no special form.
- There is no need to know the law that governs a federal program to file a complaint.
This page — and the printable handouts below — outline the 5-step process through which a citizen can file a complaint against a school district, educational service district (ESD) or other school service provider (subgrantee).
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This page — and the printable handouts below — outline the 4-step process through which a citizen can file a complaint against OSPI.
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- Title I, Part A Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies
- Title I, Part C Education of Migratory Children
- Title I, Part D Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk
- Title II, Part A Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund
- Title III Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
- Title III, Part A English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement
- Title IV 21st Century Schools
- Title IV, Part B 21st Century Community Learning Centers
- Title V Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs
- Title VI, Part B, Subgrant 2 Rural and Low-Income Schools
- Title IX General Provisions
- Title IX, Part E (Section 9532) Unsafe School Choice Option
Questions related to discrimination and professional practices
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Mail Your Question
Attn: Citizen Complaint - Title I, Part A
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504