The Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP) apply to complaints alleging a violation of applicable state and federal laws and regulations governing educational programs. The UCP shall be used to investigate and resolve allegations involving unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, (such as sexual harassment, sexual violence or harassment based on a protected characteristic), intimidation, or bullying.
The UCP also shall be used for allegations of a violation of specific federal and state programs that use categorical funds, such as Adult Education, Career Technical Education, Child Care and Development, Nutrition Services, School Facilities, and Special Education. A full list of complaints covered by the UCP can be found under Board Policy 1312.3.
UCP complaints can be filed by completing the complaint form (Spanish) (Mandarin) and returning it to:
Robert Andrade – Interim Title IX Coordinator
Palo Alto Unified School District
25 Churchill Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
More information about the UCP process is available from the California Department of Education.