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Complaints About Instructional Materials or Facilities

Williams Act Complaint

A Williams Complaint allows a student, family, teacher, or any member of the public, to file grievances regarding K-12 schools for:

  • Insufficient textbooks and instructional materials
  • Teacher vacancy or misassignment
  • Facility conditions

For Preschool/Early Education, complaints may be filed about the following categories:

  • The preschool does not have outdoor shade that is safe and in good repair.
  • Drinking water is not accessible and/or readily available throughout the day.
  • The preschool does not provide safe and sanitary restroom facilities with one toilet and handwashing fixture for every 15 children.
  • Restroom facilities are not available only for preschoolers and kindergartners.
  • The preschool program does not provide visual supervision of children at all times.
  • Indoor or outdoor space is not properly contained or fenced or does not provide sufficient space for the number of children using the space at any given time.
  • Playground equipment is not safe, in good repair, or age appropriate.

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Board Policy and Administrative Regulation

FMSD 1312.4 Administrative Regulation/Exhibit 1