Citizen Complaint Process - Proceso de Apelaciones de Ciudadanos

Complaints Related to Federal Programs
A citizen complaint is a written statement that alleges a violation of a federal rule, law or regulation or state regulation that applies to a federal program.

  • Anyone can file a citizen complaint.
  • There is no special form.
  • There is no need to know the law that governs a federal program to file a complaint.


File a Citizen Complaint Against a School District, Educational Service District (ESD) or Other School Service Provider (Subgrantee)
This printable handouts below outline the 5-step process through which a citizen can file a complaint against a school district or other school service provider.


Tonasket School District Complaint Procedure

Procedimiento de Quejas del Distrito Escolar de Tonasket

Citizen Complaint Process 

Proceso de Apelaciones de Ciudadanos

There is also more information available on the OSPI Title I, Part A Citizen Complaint page

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