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5710 AdmGuide_Suggestions and Complaints

The primary purpose of these procedures is to clarify channels of communication available to students when they
have complaints about certain actions, policies, or procedures and to provide ways for students to present
suggestions for the improvement of the system.
    A. Suggestions
            1. Student suggestions, in contrast to complaints, should be of a constructive nature and contribute
                toward the realization of the educational goals of the District.
            2. Staff members should be open to the opinions of students who seek to contribute toward the betterment
                of the school.
            3. Students shall be encouraged to approach appropriate staff members directly and offer suggestions. If
                advisable, and if the suggestion cannot be dealt with at that level, the staff member should relay the
                suggestion to principal.
            4. Students may submit a suggestion in writing to the principal who shall consult with the appropriate staff
            5. Student suggestions should be given proper consideration and then acted upon.
    B. Complaints
        Student complaints generally involve academic matters, disciplinary action, and/or student social, physical,
        or operational conditions. Students should use the procedures described in Policy 9130 to resolve any
Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009
Sharon Weinstock,
Aug 1, 2011, 8:05 AM