Title I, Part A Complaint Procedure
Title I, Part A is a federal program funded by the Every Child Succeeds Act (ESEA) that provides financial assistance to local educational agencies and public schools with a high percentage of families who qualify for the free and reduced lunch program. Title I funds are spent to improve academic achievement and enhance family engagement.
Examples of services paid for by Title I, Part A include:
- Reading & math intervention
- Trained tutors
- Extended day activities
- Summer school
- Family engagement forums to enhance students’ academic growth
Formal Complaint Process
If you wish to file a formal complaint about the use of funds, the citizen complaint process can be accessed via:
- Online complaint form
- Phone 360-725-6100
- TTY 360-664-3631
- FAX 360-586-3305
Attn: Citizen Complaint Title I, Part A
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 47200 Olympia, WA 98504
Equal Educational and Employment Opportunities
Seattle Public Schools, SPS, provides Equal Educational Opportunities and Equal Employment Opportunities and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex; race; creed; color; religion; ancestry; national origin; age; economic status; sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; physical appearance; the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability; honorably discharged veteran or military status; or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. SPS also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
SPS complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008; and the Washington Law Against Discrimination RCW 49.60. SPS’s compliance includes, but is not limited to all district programs, courses, activities, including extra-curricular activities, services, and access to facilities.