Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a federal law that protects the civil rights of persons with disabilities. The purpose of the Act is to prohibit discrimination and to assure that impaired students have educational opportunities and benefits equal to those provided to non-impaired students.

 

Child Find Notice

Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the District has a duty to identify, refer, evaluate and if eligible, provide a free, appropriate public education to disabled students. For additional information about the rights of parents of eligible children, or for answers to any questions you might have about identification, evaluation, and placement into Section 504 programs, please contact the Program Director of Student Intervention Services, Nicole Johns, at 832-386-1234, or by mail at 14705 Woodforest Blvd, Houston, Texas 77015.

 

Assurance of Nondiscrimination

The Galena Park Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended;Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.