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Grievance Standard (Administration Section)

B. Grievance Standard:  The educational entity has adopted and disseminated grievance policies and procedures for employed personnel and students that meet the requirements of Title IX, Section 504, and the ADA.

1. The educational entity should have grievance policies and procedures in place.

A.

Does the educational entity notify all employed personnel and students of the grievance procedures for persons who feel they have been discriminated against based on sex or disability?
B. Do Grievance policies contain the following elements:
 

i

Provision for equitable resolution of student and employer complaints?

 

ii

Establishment of prompt resolution which includes a timetable?

 

iii

Responsiveness to a complaint about harassment?

 

iv

Language which would allow a complaint about student to student harassment to be resolved?

 

v

Contact information for the 504 Coordinator?

C.

Does the educational entity keep a record of complaints and the action taken as a result of those complaints?

 

2.  The educational entity should ensure that counseling and assessment materials are accessible to all students.

A.

Does the educational entity ensure that counseling materials and activities do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age?
B. Are materials free of discrimination and stereotyping in language, content and illustration?
C.

Does the educational entity ensure that counselors can effectively communicate with limited English speaking students?

D.

Does the educational entity ensure that counselors can effectively communicate with students who have hearing impairments?

E.

Are counseling activities and materials modified to address disproportionate enrollments among underrepresented groups?