What is a Uniform Complaint Procedure?
A Uniform Complaint Procedure or UCP complaint is a written statement alleging discrimination, harassment, or a violation of a federal or state law or regulation. A UCP complaint must be filed by way of the Uniform Complaint Procedures as written in the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, sections 4600-4687. Issues that may involve filing a complaint using the UCP are under various state and federal programs that use categorical funds such as Adult Education, Career Technical And Technical Education And Training Programs, Child Care and Developmental Programs, Child Nutrition Programs, Consolidated Categorical Aid Programs, Federal Safety Planning Requirements, Migrant Education, and Special Education Programs. For more information on the Uniform Complaint Procedures, please refer to the following:
For additional information please visit the California Department of Education at https://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cp/uc/index.asp