Title VI - Race, Color, & National Origin Nondiscrimination

Title VI is a federal law that protects persons from discrimination based on their race, color or national origin in any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance. Title IV ensures that a school district will provide the same opportunities for the above students to participate in programs and classes to the same extent afforded to others.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 says that, No person shall, on the grounds of race or ethnicity, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education.

There are many possible forms of illegal discrimination based on race or ethnicity, color or national origin which limit the opportunities of students to gain equal access to the Districts programs, activities, and services.

Complaint Process
Any individual, public agency, or organization may file a written complaint alleging a matter which, if true, would constitute a violation by the District of federal or state laws or regulations governing the programs and activities as well as allegations of unlawful discrimination identified above.  UCP complaints are to be submitted in writing to:

If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact:
Lucerne Elementary School District
Mike Brown, Superintendent/Principal
3351 Country Club Drive
Lucerne, CA 95458
(707)274-5578

Any person with a disability or who is unable to prepare a written complaint can receive assistance from Lucerne Elementary School  District at (707)274-5578.

The District assures confidentiality to the maximum extent possible.  The District prohibits retaliation against anyone who files a complaint or anyone who participates in the complaint investigation process.  Complainants are advised that civil law remedies may also be available to them.

The sixty (60) day timeline for the investigation and District response shall begin when the written complaint is received by Lucerne Elementary School District.


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