Report 2012-108 Recommendation 13 Responses

Report 2012-108: School Safety and Nondiscrimination Laws: Most Local Educational Agencies Do Not Evaluate the Effectiveness of Their Programs, and the State Should Exercise Stronger Leadership (Release Date: August 2013)

Recommendation #13 To: Sacramento City Unified School District

To ensure that it is effectively preventing and addressing incidents of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in its schools, Sacramento City Unified should update its policies and procedures to calculate the state-mandated time limit for resolving complaints in accordance with state regulations.

Agency Response*

Effective March 5, 2015, the District updated Board Policy/Administrative Regulation 1312.3 to reflect the state-mandated time limit for resolving complaints. See District website at:

www.scusd.edu/uniform-complaint-procedure.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Completion Date: March 2015
  • Response Date: October 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

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Agency Response*

The District will update current board policies and administrative regulations to reflect the state-mandated time limits for resolving complaints in accordance with state regulations.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Estimated Completion Date: October 2014
  • Response Date: August 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

The District will modify current policies to ensure state-mandated time limits of for resolution are in accordance with state regulations.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: June 2014
  • Response Date: March 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

The District will review current policies and modify as needed to reflect complaint resolution in accordance with state regulations.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: February 2014
  • Response Date: December 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

The district's response indicates that it is in the process of reviewing its current policies to implement our recommendation.


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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