The ADA is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life -- to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in State and local government programs and services. (source: ada.gov)
The Placer County Office of Education (PCOE), in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation. The accessibility plan provides a comprehensive plan for access for individuals with disabilities to PCOE facilities, programs, services, activities, events, and digital communication.
PCOE is committed to ensuring the information on its website is accessible to everyone according to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. PCOE uses 'Site Improve', a quality assurance tool which helps identify critical issues in need of attention. However, if you experience difficulty accessing a page, link, document or any other material on this website, please contact James Anderberg so we may resolve the issue.
Thank you for your assistance in making our facilities, programs, events, and communications more accessible.
NOT SURE OF YOUR DISTRICT OR THE SCHOOLS LOCATED IN YOUR DISTRICT?
Our What's My District App will assist you by matching your address to your district. Once your district appears on the map below, you can find the district schools and contact information for school Board of Trustees, Administrative contact information, in addition to school district websites links.
HOW LONG DOES IT GENERALLY TAKE TO ACCESS MY EDUCATION RECORDS?
Under FERPA, the school is required to make education records ready for review by the parent or eligible student within 45 days of a request. If you are a student who receives special education services under the IDEA, a school also must comply with a request to view your education records without unnecessary delay and before certain events required by the IDEA such as any meeting regarding an individualized education program (IEP) or any due process hearing or resolution session
CAN ANYONE OTHER THAN ME OR MY PARENT VIEW MY EDUCATION RECORDS?
Yes. Under FERPA, a school or school district may disclose information from your education records without your consent to specific entities, such as a State education office, or for specific purposes, such as to comply with a court order.
WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MY RIGHTS RELATED TO MY EDUCATION RECORDS UNDER THE STATE LAW AND LOCAL POLICY?
If you would like more information about requirements under the IDEA, state laws, or local policies, you should contact your school district.
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