Students with Disabilities

  • Discrimination based on disabilty is prohibited in public schools (RCW 28A.642.010). By law, school districts must abide by the rules, regulations, and guidance developed by the US Department of Education related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Section 504 requires school districts to provide "free appropriate public education" to each qualifying student with a disability within the district's jurisdiction, regardless of the nature or severity of the student's disability. For more information, please call 253.683.2300.