Federal Programs, Information for Parents
Federal Hocking Local Schools is committed to protecting workplaces and learning environments that are free from discrimination of any type. Please refer to the information below regarding protections for individuals with disabilities and other protected classes of individuals.
Individuals with Disabilities
A variety of laws, including Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Every Student Succeeds Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, protect the rights of individuals with disabilities - both students and adults. The following terms and documents help to explain the district's responsibilities to serve individuals with disabilities.
Parents' Guide to Special Education
IEPs and 504 Plans
Laws and Guidance - US Department of Education
All students and employees of Federal Hocking Local Schools are protected from discrimination, harassment, and bullying, including discrimination on the basis of sex. Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. All district staff have been trained to identify and respond to possible incidences of discrimination on the basis of sex. The following documents help to explain the district's responsibilities to prevent and respond to possible violations of Title IX.
Title IX Required Notices
US Department of Education Title IX Updates
Title IX Coordinator Training Materials
Title IX Investigator Training Materials
Title IX Report Writing Training Materials
Title IX Decision Making Training Materials
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
If you have questions about Special Education services, accommodations for individuals with disabilities, or discrimination protections, please contact Jake Amlin using the information below:
Assistant Superintendent, Special Education Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator
8461 SR 144, Stewart, OH 45778