The Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District affords all persons, regardless of their disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes set forth in Section 422.55 of the Penal Code, equal rights and opportunities in the educational institutions of the district.
The Title IX information provided on this website applies to every school site in the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District.
Statute of Limitations
A complaint alleging retaliation or unlawful discrimination (such as discriminatory harassment, intimidation, or bullying) must be filed not later than six months from the date it occurred, or six months from the date the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged unlawful discrimination. The time for filing may be extended for up to 90 days by the Superintendent or designee for good cause upon written request by the complainant setting forth the reasons for the extension.
How to file a Title IX complaint (AR 5145.3)
Any student who feels that he/she has been subjected to unlawful discrimination is strongly encouraged to immediately contact the compliance officer, principal, or any other staff member. In addition, any student who observes any such incident is strongly encouraged to report the incident to the compliance officer or principal, whether or not the alleged victim files a complaint.
When any report of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, is submitted to or received by the principal or compliance officer, he/she shall inform the student or parent/guardian of the right to file a formal complaint pursuant to the provisions in AR 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures.
A Title IX complaint is filed through the Uniform Complaint process which can be found here.
How a Title IX complaint will be investigated
Within 10 business days after the compliance officer receives the complaint, the compliance officer shall initiate an investigation. Unless extended by written agreement with the complainant, within 60 calendar days of the district's receipt of the complaint, the compliance officer shall prepare and send to the complainant a written report. Administrative Regulation 1312.3, Uniform Complaint Procedures, provides further details on the investigation process.
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339