Resource: Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

This resource guide (PDF, 52 pages) summarizes key requirements of Section 504, the federal law that provides a broad spectrum of protections for students against discrimination on the basis of disability, and explains how Section 504 applies in various situations within public elementary and secondary schools. This guide can help members of the school community better understand Section 504 and assist parents of students with disabilities in ensuring their children secure all the services they are entitled to receive. Learn more (PDF, 52 pages).