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Student Complaints and Grievances: JII-R

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Student Complaints and Grievances: JII-R
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In grievances involving conflicts between students and faculty members, the following procedure shall be followed:

  1. The student and teacher shall make every effort to settle the disagreement.
  2. If the student and teacher cannot come to an agreement, the principal or assistant principal shall attempt to assist them in settling their differences. If circumstances dictate, the principal shall make a decision regarding the issue and give written copies to the student, teacher and superintendent.
  3. If there is dissatisfaction with the principal's decision, the parties may request an audience with the superintendent. The superintendent will then call a meeting with the student, parent(s), teacher and principal.
  4. If the parties, including the superintendent, fail to reach an agreement, the superintendent shall afford the parties an opportunity to discuss the matter with the Board. The decision reached by the Board shall be final.

When student grievances involve school policy, the following procedure shall be followed:

  1. The student(s) involved will present their grievances to the student council.
  2. The student council shall hear the grievance and may wish to bring the issue together with a recommendation to the principal.
  3. The principal will make a decision within the framework of Superintendent Policy.
  4. If the complainant is not satisfied with the principal's decision, the grievance shall be presented to the superintendent.
  5. If further action is desired, the superintendent shall afford the aggrieved an opportunity to discuss the matter with the Board. The Board's decision will be final.

A written report shall be made by the principal or his designee describing the nature of the grievance, attempts made to resolve the issues and the decision in the case. A copy of the report shall be sent to the superintendent or his designee.