Ø Teacher and Paraprofessional InformationIf you wish to learn more about your child’s teachers’ training and credentials, we are happy to provide this information to you. At any time you can ask whether the teacher met state qualifications and certification requirements for the grade level and subject he/she is teaching, whether the teacher received an emergency or conditional certificate through which the state qualifications were waived, and what undergraduate or graduate degrees the teacher holds or majors.
You can also ask about paraprofessionals working with your child in reading, writing, and mathematics. We can tell you whether your child receives help from a paraprofessional and whether he/ she meets state qualifications.Ø Citizen Complaint Process: http://www.k12.wa.us/TitleI/CitizenComplaint.aspxA citizen complaint is a written statement that alleges a violation of a federal rule, law or regulation or state regulation that applies to a federal program.
- Anyone can file a citizen complaint.
- There is no special form.
- There is no need to know the law that governs a federal program to file a complaint.
Ø Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232h; 34 CFR Part 98) applies to programs that receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education (ED).Ø Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students."Ø SECTION 504