JBAA - Section 504 - Students
In compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA), the district shall ensure that no otherwise qualified individual with disabilities shall, solely by reason of his/her disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted by the district or those provided by the district through contractual or other arrangements. Programs and activities shall be accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities as prescribed by law.
The superintendent will ensure all Section 504, qualified students with disabilities are identified annually. Students will be evaluated by a team of individuals knowledgeable about the student, the meaning of the evaluation data and placement options. Services will be provided as required by law.
The superintendent will develop administrative regulations as needed for the implementation of this policy and to meet the requirements of state and federal law. Regulations will include provisions to ensure notice of the district’s responsibilities are provided as required and that procedures are established for students, parents and staff with complaints concerning district compliance with the provisions of law.
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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213; 29 C.F.R. Part 1630 (2017); 28 C.F.R. Part 35 (2017).
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 34 C.F.R. Part 104 (2017).
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § § 791, 793-794 (2012).
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.