Contents of Complaints

  • The Public Schools of Brookline urges all individuals in the school community to bring any complaint of harassment to the attention of school personnel IMMEDIATELY so that they can resolve the issue.  The complaint must be in writing. The Complaint Administrator, Complaint Manager, or any person of the complainant’s choosing may assist the complainant with filing the complaint. The written dated complaint must include the following information:

    1. The name and school of the complainant (or address and telephone number if not a student or employee). 

    2. The name of the complainant’s representative, if any (and address and telephone number if not a student or employee). 

    3. If known, the name of the person(s) alleged to have caused the discrimination or harassment (respondent).  If not known, then give a detailed description of the respondent. 

    4. A description, in as much detail as possible, of the alleged discrimination or harassment. 

    5. The date(s) of the alleged discrimination or harassment. 

    6. The name of all persons who have knowledge about the alleged discrimination or harassment (witnesses), as can be reasonably determined. 

    7. A description, in as much detail as possible, of how the complainant wants the complaint to be resolved.