Compliance & Accountability
School Profile and Reports
SARC stands for "School Accountability Report Card." It is a document providing an annual profile of the school personnel, programs, and academic accomplishments.
Education Protection Account Reports:
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individuals with disabilities. If you experience difficulty accessing any content on Pathways Charter School website, please contact Sara Jordan, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-585-6513 to request the information in an alternative format, or to provide feedback on how Pathways Charter School can improve its website accessibility.
Pathways Charter School (“PCS”) does not discriminate against any student or employee on the basis of actual or perceived disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, immigration status, race or ethnicity, religion, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes in the California Penal Code.
PCS adheres to all provisions of federal law related to students with disabilities, including, but not limited to, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (“IDEIA”).
PCS is committed to providing a work and educational atmosphere that is free of unlawful harassment under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex); Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, or national origin);The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; The Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the IDEIA; and Section 504 and Title II of the ADA (mental or physical disability). PCS also prohibits sexual harassment, including cyber sexual bullying, and harassment based upon pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, religious affiliation, creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, immigration status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance or regulation. PCS does not condone or tolerate harassment of any type, including discrimination, intimidation, or bullying, including cyber sexual bullying, by any employee, independent contractor or other person with which PCS does business, or any other individual, student, or volunteer. This applies to all employees, students, or volunteers and relationships, regardless of position or gender. PCS will promptly and thoroughly investigate any complaint of harassment and take appropriate corrective action, if warranted. Inquiries, complaints, or grievances regarding harassment as described in this section, above, should be directed to the PCS Uniform Complaint Procedures (“UCP”) Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator:
Your Rights and Responsibilities Under Title IX
You have the right to fair and equitable treatment and you shall not be discriminated against based on your sex.
You have the right to be provided with an equitable opportunity to participate in all academic extracurricular activities.
PCS does not currently offer any athletic programs. If it does in the future, you have the right to inquire of the athletic director or other appropriate PCS administrator as to the athletic opportunities offered by the School.
You have the right to apply for athletic scholarships.
(g) You have the right to file a confidential discrimination complaint with the school following our compliant procedure. You also have the right to file a complaint with the United States Office for Civil Rights or California Department of Education if you believe you have been discriminated against or if you believe you have received unequal treatment on the basis of your sex. See below for more information regarding how to file a complaint.
(h) You have the right to pursue civil remedies if you have been discriminated against.
(i) You have the right to be protected against retaliation if you file a discrimination complaint.
How to File a Complaint Under Title IX
(a) You can find more information regarding how to file a complaint as follows:
Pathways Complaint Policy and TITLE IX, HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION, DISCRIMINATION, AND BULLYING POLICY at , please refer to the Board Policies by clicking on this hyper link: Pathways Board Policies
(b) A complaint regarding discrimination or harassment based on sex must ordinarily be filed with the U.S. Office for Civil Rights within 180 days of the last act of discrimination. If your complaint involves matters that occurred longer than this and you are requesting a waiver, you will be asked to show good cause why you did not file your complaint within the 180-day period. If you have questions about your situation, you can contact the California branch of the Office for Civil Rights at the address listed below. A complaint filed with Pathways Charter School under our UCP alleging unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying must be initiated no later than six (6) months from the date when the alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying occurred, or six (6) months from the date when the complainant first obtained knowledge of the facts of the alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying.
(c) The U.S. Office for Civil Rights has its own policies and procedures for investigating complaints. Please review the above link for more information about this process. A complaint filed with Pathways Charter School under our UCP or Title IX/ Harassment/ Intimidation/ Discrimination/ Bullying policy will be investigated in compliance with those policies.
(d) There are a variety of ways to file your complaint. You can use the U.S. Office for Civil Rights electronic complaint form filed directly through their website; or mail, email, or send by facsimile your own letter or a completed copy of the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form.
San Francisco Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
50 United Nations Plaza
Mail Box 1200, Room 1545
San Francisco, CA 94102
To file a UCP or complaint under our Title IX/ Harassment/ Intimidation/ Discrimination/ Bullying complaint directly with PCS, please follow procedures set forth in those policies. Complaints can be filed using this form in the the Uniform Complaint Procedures document below.
- To file a general complaint, please use the compliant form found on the last page of the general complaint procedure below.
- For complaints related to Title IX and other discrimination issues, please use the form found on the final page of the Uniform Complaint Procedures document below.