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FERPA Notice

Know your privacy rights as they apply to 1) student record information; 2) directory information; 3) surveys and other information collection; and 4) military recruitment information. For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit the official Hawaii DOE FERPA site at http://bit.ly/FERPAHIMarshallese FERPA / Chuukese FERPA

Resources for Homeless Families

Families who find themselves grappling with homelessness have rights under the McKinney-Vento Act to ensure their children continue uninterrupted access to education and services. Click here for the McKinney-Vento Act brochure, or here for more information.

Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement

The Hawaii State Department of Education ("HIDOE") does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or disability. This requirement extends to all of HIDOE's programs and activities, including employment and admissions as applicable.

The HIDOE will not tolerate retaliation for reporting discrimination, and will take steps to protect those who wish to report discrimination. Any inquiries concerning discrimination may be referred to the HIDOE's Civil Rights Compliance Office or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education, within 180 days of the date of the alleged discriminatory conduct.

The HIDOE does not tolerate acts of harassment on the bases ofrace, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or disability. Any student who believes that he or she has been subjected to harassment on the bases ofrace, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or disability, is encouraged to report such harassment.

• Students and parents may report allegations of harassment by an employee to the HIDOE's Civil Rights Compliance Office at the address listed below, within 180 days of the date of the alleged harassment.

• Any student or parent who believes another student at their school is engaging in harassment should report allegations to the school's administrator.

HIDOE is committed to conducting a prompt investigation. Support, including counseling and educational resources will be available to students who are harassed, as well as to students found to have engaged in acts of harassment on the bases ofrace, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or disability. Students found to have engaged in harassment may be disciplined, including if circumstances warrant, suspension or expulsion. Students, parents, and HIDOE staff should work together to prevent harassment on the bases of race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or disability.

HIDOE will not tolerate retaliation for reporting harassment on the bases of race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or disability, and will take steps to protect those who wish to report the harassment.

Please direct inquiries regarding HIDOE nondiscrimination policies to:

  • ADA/Section 504 inquiries

Krysti Sukita, ADA/504 Specialist Civil Rights Compliance Office

Hawaii State Department of Education P.O. Box 2360

Honolulu, Hawaii 96804

(808) 586-3322 or relay

crco@notes.k12.hi.us

  • Title VI, Title IX, and other inquiries

Anne Marie Puglisi, Director Civil Rights Compliance Office

Hawaii State Department of Education P.O. Box 2360

Honolulu, Hawaii 96804

(808) 586-3322 or relay

crco@notes.k12.hi.us


You may also contact this person for questions or concerns relating to non-discrimination and anti-harassment at your school:

  • CHRISTINA SIMPSON, Equity Specialist (Aiea-Moanalua-Radford Complex)

HIDOE Civil Rights Compliance Office

Mailing Address:

C/O Aiea High School

CASO Q5

98-1276 Ulune St.

Honolulu, HI 96701

Phone Number: (808) 797-7685

Email Address: christina_simpson@notes.k12.hi.us

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