Other Information for Parents
Highly Qualified Teacher Requirements
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) no longer requires that teachers teaching core academic classes meet a specific federal definition of "Highly Qualified." Schools shall continue to post the "right to ask" letter (attached below) and provide teacher qualifications upon request.
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement
The Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement was developed by the Civil Rights Compliance Office in order to comply with certain Federal and State Civil Rights laws, rules, regulations and/or guidelines. A copy of the Notice and it's translations can be found below. The Continuous Notice of Non-Discrimination can also be found below.
The Equal Educational Opportunity Brochure
The Equal Educational Opportunity brochure, BOE Policy #305.10 (formerly BOE Policy #4211), informs employees, students and their parents/legal guardians of their rights and responsibilities under this BOE policy. The complaint process is described in the brochure.
Procedural Safeguards Notice for Parents and Students (Special Education)
Attached below are revised copies of the "Procedural Safeguards Notice for Parents and Students under the Individuals with Disabilities and Hawaii Law and Regulations" (PSN). To access the full notice, please click on the attachment labeled "PSN Aug 2016.pdf" below.