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ERIC Number: ED558485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Aug-1
Pages: 15
Abstractor: ERIC
District of Columbia Public Schools: School Year 2014-2015. Parental Right to Know Guide
District of Columbia Public Schools
School-Parent Compacts are a component of school-level parental involvement policies, and must be developed by the school, teacher, and parents as a description of how parents, the entire school staff, and students themselves will work together for improved student academic achievement. This District of Columbia Public Schools School Year 2014-2015 "Parental Right to Know Guide" informs parents on their rights with regard to topics like: Non-Discrimination, Non-Retaliation, Americans with Disabilities, DC Flexibility Waiver, Teacher and Paraprofessional Qualifications, Educational Rights for Homeless Children, and English Language Learners. Additional topics are covered to keep families and DC schools working together and to provide direction when complaint resolution is requested.
District of Columbia Public Schools. 825 North Capitol Street NE 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. Tel: 202-422-5635; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; High Schools
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Age Discrimination Act 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1967; Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VI; Civil Rights Act 1964 Title VII; Education Amendments 1972; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504); Title IX Education Amendments 1972
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A