A student may file a grievance to allege a violation of civil rights, including but not limited to a claim of sexual harassment or discrimination in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The student grievance process also covers claims of discrimination by another student or by school staff because of race, disability, religion, national origin or other protected class status. A student may also file a grievance related to concerns about academic credit, scheduling, staff and student relationships, classroom discipline and attendance, and other matters.
This Student Grievance Process is available to students and/or their parents or guardians on behalf of a student.
Citizen Complaint Process
Any member of the community may file a Citizen Complaint alleging unfair treatment related to implementaion of any ASD policy, practice or procedure, or alleging a violation of rights protected under municipal ordinance or state or federal law, including but not limited to rights protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Citizen Complaints are to be addressed to the Superintendent's office.
An Anchorage School District employee, applicant for employment, or ASD student who chooses not to file a complaint through district processes, or who is unsatisfied with the determination following a district complaint investigation, may file a complaint with an external agency.