Undocumented Student Resource Guide
This Guide provides expert advice for undocumented college students. Learn more about tuition and enrollment policies, financial aid and scholarships, and get expert advice on how to overcome barriers in your pursuit of the American dream.
U.S. Dept. of Education: Office of Civil Rights
Enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.
To file a complaint:
How complaints are handled:
U.S. Dept. of Justice: Office of Civil Rights
Enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin.
To file a complaint:
Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Main
950 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530
202-514-4609; TTY: 202-514-0716
Arizona State Board of Education
Report immoral or unprofessional conduct of educators.
1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, Arizona 85007 | 602-542-2972
Arizona Department of Education – Special Education Dispute Resolution
Information on who and how to file a complaint re: IDEA non-compliance.
1535 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 | 602-542-3084
IDEA Complaint Form: https://cms.azed.gov/home/GetDocumentFile?id=576c3026aadebe139062204c
AZ Center for Disability Law: Administrative complaints re: students with disabilities
Guide to filing a complaint re: non- compliance with federal and state laws re: providing special education to students with disabilities.
Arizona State Board for Charter Schools
Information on how to address concerns and file a complaint.
P.O. Box 18328, Phoenix, AZ 85009 | 602-364-3080
Arizona Laws and Policies on anti-bullying.
Arizona School Districts
Find your school district; information on programs and contacts; look for district policies if you have a concern; each district may list this differently; find out how to file complaints or contact the district.
Student Rights in Arizona – ACLU Manual
Student rights for AZ public school students.
Student Rights for Children with Special Needs
Self-Advocacy Guide for parents.
Arizona Compilation of School Discipline Laws and Regulations
AZ Dept of Child Safety: Teen Resources
Arizona Legal Ages Laws
Introduction to legal age laws in AZ – when minors can act on their own behalf in various situations.
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network)
Work that chapters do covers a variety of subjects and issues, from public policy to teacher training to supporting students and educators directly.
Phoenix chapter: https://www.glsen.org/chapters/phoenix
P.O. Box 2386, Phoenix, AZ 85002 | 602-705-9780
Tucson chapter: https://www.glsen.org/chapters/tucson
3135 E. Sampras Ln., Tucson, AZ 85716 | 480-776-4936
Law for Kids
Information on how the law impacts kids.
Arizona Bar Association
4201 N. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85016 | 602-340-7366
McKinney Vento Act: Education for Homeless Students
Guarantees homeless children and youth an education equal to what they would receive if they were not homeless.
Frank Migali, MBA: Dept of Education Homeless Education Director
firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
1535 W. Jefferson, Bin#14, Phoenix, AZ 85007 | 602-542-4963; Toll-free: 855-711-3231