Website Accessibility Notice

Columbia Public School District websites and online services are the result of extensive planning and collaboration with educators, staff and families. The District is committed to providing access to all individuals, with or without disabilities, seeking information on our website. The District, in evaluating and planning for accessibility, will comply with the standards of the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria for web content for web-based content.

If, because of a disability, you are unable to access content on the Columbia Public School District’s website, have questions about the accessibility of content or technology used by the District, and/or would like to report barriers to accessing any technology used by the District, including this website, please email somebody@nowhere.com.

Any person who believes that the school district has discriminated against them because of their disability and thus violated Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and/or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may file a written grievance with the Columbia Public School District. For more information on this topic, please reference the District’s formal accessibility grievance process.

Formal Accessibility Grievance Process

Any person who believes that the school district has discriminated against them because of their disability and thus violated Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and/or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may file a written grievance with the Columbia Public School District Webmaster. Once a written grievance is received, the District will investigate the allegations contained in the written grievance in an effort to reach a prompt and equitable resolution.

At a minimum, the grievance must contain (1) the nature of the grievance; (2) the facts upon which the grievance is based, including a list of all witnesses; (3) the remedy requested; and (4) the complainant’s signature and the date the grievance is filed.

The written grievance must be filed with the Columbia Public School District Webmaster at the following address:

COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

613 WILDCAT WAY

COLUMBIA, MS 39429

601.736.2366

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