GABDB-AP: Title Programs Dispute Resolution Procedure

  • PROCESS

    Any individual who believes that the District has violated the regulations or law governing a Title program should submit a complaint to the Assistant Superintendent at:

    Assistant Superintendent
    West Fargo School District #6
    207 Main Avenue West
    West Fargo, ND 58078

    The Assistant Superintendent shall investigate the complaint and provide the individual with a written response within 30 days or as soon as practicable.

    The complaint must include:

    1. The date;
    2. A detailed description of the complaint, including specific facts;
    3. The signature of person making the complaint.

    If the complainant is dissatisfied with the response, the complainant may submit an appeal request to the:

    [Director of Specific Title Program]
    North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
    600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201
    Bismarck, ND 58505-0440 (701)328-3264
    (701)328-4770 Fax

    The director shall issue a written response to the complainant as soon as practicable not to exceed 30 days.

    RECONSIDERATION

    If the complaint is not resolved to the satisfaction of the complainant at the district level, the complainant may forward the complaint to the Title Program Director, Department of Public Instruction, 600 East Boulevard, Bismarck, ND 58505.  DPI has established a reconsideration procedure in the event that a complainant is dissatisfied with the State Title Program Director’s decision.

    Once the state-level complaint review process has been exhausted, a complainant may forward the complaint to the Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20208.

    Adopted: 02/13/06

    Reviewed:

    Revised: 09/27/11, 09/05/17