Oregon Oregon Department of Education

Rule Rule 581-021-0570
Complaint Procedures

(1) An organization or an individual may file a complaint alleging that a public education program is violating or has violated a provision of ORS 339.285 (Definitions for ORS 339.285 to 339.303) to 339.303 (Rules for complaints, investigations and seclusion rooms) or OAR 581-021-0550 (Definitions: Restraint and Seclusion) to 581-021-0566 (Required Use of Approved Restraint and Seclusion Programs). If the public education program is a school district, the organization or individual and the school district shall follow the school district’s complaint procedure established under OAR 581-022-2370 (Complaint Procedures).
(2) A complainant may appeal a final decision by a school district to the Department of Education as provided in OAR 581-002-0001 (Definitions) to OAR 581-002-0023 (Settlement and Remediation) by:
(a) Mailing a complaint appeal to the Department of Education, or
(b) Submitting a complaint appeal through the Department of Education’s website.

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