Report 2016-109 Recommendation 23 Responses

Report 2016-109: Uniform Complaint Procedures: The California Department of Education's Inadequate Oversight Has Led to a Lack of Uniformity and Compliance in the Processing of Complaints and Appeals (Release Date: January 2017)

Recommendation #23 To: Education, Department of

After it makes the recommended regulatory changes to allow extensions under exceptional circumstances, Education should review LEAs' extensions to investigations as part of its Federal Program Monitoring to ensure that LEAs' documentation is sufficient and that their reasons adequately justify such extensions.

6-Month Agency Response

Education's status is unchanged (see response to Recommendation 22).

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2018
  • Response Date: August 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

60-Day Agency Response

If it is determined that regulatory changes allowing extensions under exceptional circumstances are feasible and approved by the SBE, (see Recommendation 22), Education will modify existing processes to remain in compliance, which may require a substantial amount of additional resources.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 6/30/2018
  • Response Date: April 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2016-109

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.