Resources in Other Languages

Resources for Families

Before & After School Programs

  • Boys and Girls Clubs
    Youth facilities, activities and programs in communities statewide
    206-461-3890
  • Youth.gov
    Connecting after-school providers to federal resources that support children and youth during out-of-school hours.

Dispute Resolution Services

  • Resolution Washington
    Dispute resolution services in regional locations statewide
    Toll Free 888-803-4696

English as a Second Language (ESL) Services

GLBTQ

Health Services

  • Community Health Line
    Information on health and human services in King County
    Toll Free 800-621-4636 or 206-461-3200
  • Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    High-quality, comprehensive health and human services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos
    206-763-5277
  • WithinReach
    WithinReach is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to serve as the foremost catalyst for improvements in maternal, child and family health.

Kinship Care Services

  • Kinship Care
    Are you a grandparent or other family member raising a relative’s child? You are not alone. Over 35,000 people in Washington State are caring for a relative’s child. The financial, legal, and emotional issues of raising a relative’s child can be challenging. Services and support when raising a relative’s child can be a lifesaver. Getting answers to questions and finding services, programs, and support can be confusing and overwhelming. We are here to help.

Legal Services

Online legal information provided in multiple languages, on a variety of topics, including youth law and education, civil rights, family law and immigration.

Mental Health Services

Parent & Family Support Services

  • Catholic Charities Spokane
    Food, shelter, clothing, education, counseling and support to those in need, regardless of creed, in Eastern Washington.
    Toll Free 800-831-1209
  • Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
    Child care, counseling, family preservation, emergency housing, long-term care, pregnancy support, adoption and foster care services.
    206-328-5696
  • Children's Home Society
    Adoption, family support, out-of-home care, early childhood development, advocacy and child and family counseling in 13 locations statewide.
    206-695-3200
  • Department of Social & Health Services
    Variety of Social and Health Services
  • DSHS Children's Administration
    Public Child Welfare Agency
  • First Place
    Culturally relevant education (K-5) and support services for low-income and moderate- income families, including parenting classes, counseling, and basic and social services.
    206-323-6715
  • Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council
    Information about all issues related to developmental disabilities and resources for families from the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council, in collaboration with the Division of Developmental Disabilities and others.
  • Hopelink
    Housing, shelters, basic and support services, and family development services for families struggling with homelessness in East and North King County, in cooperation with schools and communities.
    425-869-6000
  • National Runaway Safeline
    Confidential inquiries and referrals for parents and runaway youth.
    800-786-2929
  • Refugee Women's Alliance
    Culturally and linguistically appropriate family support and parent education services for women and families.
    206-721-0243
  • Washington State Child Care Resource and Referral
    800-446-1114

Special Education Services and Services for People With Disabilities

Resources in Other Languages

Arabic

1. Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in: Arabic
http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/parent/artifacts/Arabic%20S2S.pdf

 

2. Fact Sheet on Harassment and Bullying – OCR

From an October 2010 Dear Colleague letter regarding Harassment & Bullying. Includes a summary of possible effects of harassment and bullying, the purpose of the Dear Colleague letter, the anti-discrimination laws enforced by OCR (Title VI, IX and Section 504), obligations of schools under the anti-discrimination laws relating to harassment and bullying and how to get help from OCR.

English: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-201010.html.

التحرش والبلطجة | Harassment and Bullying – 10-26-2010

وقائع صحیفةة PDF (203K) | Fact Sheet
بیان صحفيي PDF (81K) | Press Release

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html#arabic

 

3.     Fact Sheet, Q&A, Dear Colleague Letter re Enrollment Rights of Immigrant Students – OCR

·  إجراءات الا لتحاق بالمدارس | School Enrollment Procedures – 05-08-2014

وقائع صحیفةة PDF (96K) | Fact Sheet
أسئلة وأجوبة PDF (234K) | Questions and Answers
صسدیقي العزیز PDF (269K) | Dear Colleague Letter

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html#arabic

 

4.     How to File a Complaint – OCR

How to file a complaint with US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights

Arabic العربيّة

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html#arabic

Cambodian

1.     Important Document Notice – OSPI

If a situation arises when a school is unable to translate a document immediately, one method to ensure that limited English proficient families can access the information is by including a notice on the document, translated into the parent’s primary language (e.g. on pre-printed stickers) informing families that they can contact the school to have the document translated.
Sample Important Document Notice (in 9 languages)

From OSPI’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

2.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (PDF)
Schools may use this fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, to explain the school district's obligation to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.
English | Cambodian

សិស្សដែលជាអ្នកសិក្សាភាសាអង់គ្លេស | English Learner Students – 01-07-2015

សិស្សដែលជាអ្នកសិក្សាភាសាអង់គ្លេស PDF (541K) | Fact Sheet: English Learner Students

ព័ត៌មានសម្រាប់មាតាបិតា និងអាណាព្យាបាលដែលចេះភាសាអង់គ្លេសតិចតួច PDF (116K) | Fact Sheet: Limited English Proficient Parents

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-el-students-201501-cambodian.pdf

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-lep-parents-201501-cambodian.pdf

 

Chinese

1.     Important Document Notice – OSPI

If a situation arises when a school is unable to translate a document immediately, one method to ensure that limited English proficient families can access the information is by including a notice on the document, translated into the parent’s primary language (e.g. on pre-printed stickers) informing families that they can contact the school to have the document translated.
Sample Important Document Notice (in 9 languages)

From OSPI’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

2.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (PDF)
Schools may use this fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, to explain the school district's obligation to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.
EnglishChinese

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-el-students-201501-chinese-ms.pdf

 

3.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

Chinese (Simplified)
 

4.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
English | Chinese

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx.

 

5.     English Learner Toolkit Introduction

English Learners:

US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA):

English Learner Toolkit – Introduction:

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) | Translations: Chinese simplified (PDF, 82KB) | Chinese traditional (PDF, 136KB)

 

6.     Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
English | Chinese

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx.

 

7.     Fact Sheet on Harassment and Bullying – OCR

From an October 2010 Dear Colleague letter regarding Harassment & Bullying. Includes a summary of possible effects of harassment and bullying, the purpose of the Dear Colleague letter, the anti-discrimination laws enforced by OCR (Title VI, IX and Section 504), obligations of schools under the anti-discrimination laws relating to harassment and bullying and how to get help from OCR.

English: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-201010.html.

Chinese:

騷擾與校園欺淩 | Harassment and Bullying – 10-26-2010

资料说明 PDF (252K) | Fact Sheet
新闻发布 PDF (167K) | Press Release

 

8.     Fact Sheet, Q&A, Dear Colleague Letter re Enrollment Rights of Immigrant Students – OCR

Chinese:

关于所有学生报名入学的权利 | School Enrollment Procedures – 05-08-2014

资料说明 PDF (253K) | Fact Sheet 
相关问答 PDF (259K) | Questions and Answers
致同事信 PDF (230K) | Dear Colleague Letter

 

9.     How to File a Complaint – OCR

Chinese 中文: 繁體版

確保優質教育機會均等  PDF (366K) | Ensuring Equal Access to High-Quality Education

Hmong

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (PDF)
Schools may use this fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, to explain the school district's obligation to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.
English | | Hmong

 

2.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

English
Hmong
 

3.     English Leaner Toolkit Introduction – OCR

US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA):

English Learner Toolkit – Introduction:

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) Hmong (PDF, 60KB)

 

4.     How to File a Complaint – OCR

Hmong Hmong

Korean

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (PDF)
Schools may use this fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, to explain the school district's obligation to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.
English | Korean

 

2.     Notice of Special Education Procedural Safeguards – OSPI

Procedural Safeguards (Word, 42 pages) | PDF
Booklet Layout: PUB | PDF

Translated Versions
(Revised October 2013)

OSPI – Procedural Safeguards: http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/Families/Rights.aspx

 

3.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

English

Korean
 

4.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
English | | Korean

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx.

 

5.     English Learner Toolkit Introduction – OCR

US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA):

English Learner Toolkit – Introduction:

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) |Korean (PDF, 140KB)

6.     Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
English | Korean

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

7.     Fact Sheet, Q&A, Dear Colleague Letter re Enrollment Rights of Immigrant Students – OCR

Korean:

·  모든 어린이들의 학교 입학 권리에 관한 정보| School Enrollment Procedures – 05-08-2014

요약 정보 PDF (289K) | Fact Sheet 
질의 및 응답 PDF (386K) | Questions and Answers
동료 여러분께 서한 PDF (244K) | Dear Colleague Letter

 

8.     How to File a Complaint – OCR

·  Korean 한국어

Laotian

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (PDF)
Schools may use this fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, to explain the school district's obligation to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.
English | | Laotian

 

2.     How to File a Complaint – OCR

Laotian ຄົນລາວ

Russian

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet, Information for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (Jan. 2015) download filesPDF (547K)

Translations: Russian PDF (573K),

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

 

2.     Important Document Notice – OSPI

If a situation arises when a school is unable to translate a document immediately, one method to ensure that limited English proficient families can access the information is by including a notice on the document, translated into the parent’s primary language (e.g. on pre-printed stickers) informing families that they can contact the school to have the document translated.
Sample Important Document Notice (in 9 languages)

English

Russian

From OSPI’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

3.     Notice of Special Education Procedural Safeguards – OSPI

English: Procedural Safeguards (Word, 42 pages) | PDF
Booklet Layout: PUB | PDF

Translated Versions
(Revised October 2013)

From OSPI’s Special Education Department: http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/Families/Rights.aspx

 

4.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

English
Russian
 

From CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

 

5.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI
 

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
Russian

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx.

 

6.     Learning English in Washington Schools: What Parents Should Know

English | Russian |

From OSPI Migrant and Bilingual Program: http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterial.aspx

 

7.     Fact Sheet on Rights of English Learner Students

Fact Sheet, Ensuring English Learner Students Can Participate Meaningfully and Equally in Educational Programs (Jan. 2015) download filesPDF (443K)

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

 

8.     English Learner Toolkit – Introduction

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) | Translations: Russian (PDF 426, KB) |

From US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/english-learner-toolkit/index.html.

 

9.     Smarter Balanced Testing for English Language Learners

http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterialSMARTERBalanced.aspx

Language

 

English

PDF

Russian

PDF

 

10.  Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Russian |

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

11.  State Learning Standards and Testing Requirements

From OSPI Student and Family Information:

http://www.k12.wa.us/resources/YourChildsProgress.aspx

Your Child’s Progress —

Also available in the following languages:
| Russian |

 

12.  Options for Students Not Graduating in 4 Years – WA State

From OSPI Family Resources:

http://www.k12.wa.us/Resources/default.aspx

Options for Students Not Graduating After Four Years of High School
Students who have not met their high school graduation requirements AND have not earned a regular high school diploma are eligible for a free public education through the school year in which they turn 21 years of age. Also available in the following languages:
Russian |

 

13.  How to File a Complaint – OCR

(posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html)

·  Russian русский

Somali

1.     Important Document Notice – OSPI

If a situation arises when a school is unable to translate a document immediately, one method to ensure that limited English proficient families can access the information is by including a notice on the document, translated into the parent’s primary language (e.g. on pre-printed stickers) informing families that they can contact the school to have the document translated.
Sample Important Document Notice (in 9 languages)

From OSPI’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

2.     Notice of Special Education Procedural Safeguards – OSPI

English: Procedural Safeguards (Word, 42 pages) | PDF
Booklet Layout: PUB | PDF

Translated Versions
(Revised October 2013)

From OSPI’s Special Education Department: http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/Families/Rights.aspx

 

3.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

English
Somali
From CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

4.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI
 

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
Somali |

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx

 

5.     Learning English in Washington Schools: What Parents Should Know

English | | Somali |

From OSPI Migrant and Bilingual Program: http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterial.aspx

 

6.     Smarter Balanced Testing for English Language Learners

 

http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterialSMARTERBalanced.aspx

Language

 

English

PDF

Somali

PDF

 

7.     Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
English | Somali |

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

8.     State Learning Standards and Testing Requirements

From OSPI Student and Family Information:

http://www.k12.wa.us/resources/YourChildsProgress.aspx

Your Child’s Progress —

Also available in the following languages:
Somali |

 

9.     Options for Students Not Graduating in 4 Years – WA State

From OSPI Family Resources:

http://www.k12.wa.us/Resources/default.aspx

Options for Students Not Graduating After Four Years of High School
Students who have not met their high school graduation requirements AND have not earned a regular high school diploma are eligible for a free public education through the school year in which they turn 21 years of age. Also available in the following languages:
| Somali |

 

10.   How to File a Complaint – OCR

Somali Af-Soomaali

Spanish

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents

Fact Sheet, Information for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (Jan. 2015) download filesPDF (547K)

Translations: Spanish download files PDF (194K),

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

2.     Important Document Notice – OSPI

If a situation arises when a school is unable to translate a document immediately, one method to ensure that limited English proficient families can access the information is by including a notice on the document, translated into the parent’s primary language (e.g. on pre-printed stickers) informing families that they can contact the school to have the document translated.
Sample Important Document Notice (in 9 languages)

Spanish

From OSPI’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

3.     Notice of Special Education Procedural Safeguards – OSPI

English: Procedural Safeguards (Word, 42 pages) | PDF
Booklet Layout: PUB | PDF

Translated Versions
(Revised October 2013)

From OSPI’s Special Education Department: http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/Families/Rights.aspx

 

4.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

English
Spanish
From CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

 

5.     Mediation in Special Education – Spanish only

Spanish: Mediation in Special Education Tri-fold: a brief overview of the special education mediation service offered by Sound Options Group for OSPI:

http://somtg.com/site/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Sped-Med-Spanish-Rev.pdf

 

From Sound Options Group – Mediation and IEP Facilitation Page – http://somtg.com/downloads/

 

6.     Articles, Sample Letters, Copies of IDEA Regulations, other Information in Spanish from Center for Parent Information & Resources

ndex in Spanish: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/lista-espanol/

Index in English of resources available in Spanish: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/spanish-to-english/

 

7.     Videos, Guides and Brochures in Spanish re Special Education Dispute Resolution from CADRE

Multiple resources are available in Spanish from CADRE, El Consorcio para la Resolución Apropiada de Disputas en la Educación Especial:

http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/index_espanol.cfm

Videos en Espanol: Entendiendo las Posturas y los Intereses http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/flashtours/entendiendolasposturas.htm (Understanding Positions and Interests);

Padres y Educadores Que Trabajan Hacia Soluciones Mutuas

Guías para Padres Sobre la Resolución de Disputas de IDEA:

 

8.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI
 

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
Spanish

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx

 

9.     Preparing for Post-Secondary Education for Students with Disabilities: Know your Rights and Responsibilities – Spanish

Preparación para la educación postsecundaria para los estudiantes con discapacidades: Conozca sus derechos y responsabilidades: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition-sp.html

From US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

 

10.  Learning English in Washington Schools: What Parents Should Know

English | Spanish
 

From OSPI Migrant and Bilingual Program: http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterial.aspx

 

11.  Fact Sheet on Rights of English Learner Students

Fact Sheet, Ensuring English Learner Students Can Participate Meaningfully and Equally in Educational Programs (Jan. 2015) download filesPDF (443K)

 

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

 

12.  Dear Colleague Letter re English Learner Students and LEP Parents

·  Dear Colleague Letter, English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents (01/7/2015) download filesPDF (503.28K)

 

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

 

13.  English Learner Toolkit – Introduction

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) | Translations: | Spanish (PDF, 65KB) |

 

From US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/english-learner-toolkit/index.html.

 

14.  Smarter Balanced Testing for English Language Learners

http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterialSMARTERBalanced.aspx

Language

 

English

PDF

Spanish

PDF

 

15.  Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Spanish |

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

16.  Fact Sheet on Harassment and Bullying – OCR

From an October 2010 Dear Colleague letter regarding Harassment & Bullying. Includes a summary of possible effects of harassment and bullying, the purpose of the Dear Colleague letter, the anti-discrimination laws enforced by OCR (Title VI, IX and Section 504), obligations of schools under the anti-discrimination laws relating to harassment and bullying and how to get help from OCR.

English: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-201010.html.

Spanish:

·  Acoso y hostigamiento | Harassment and Bullying – 10-26-2010

Hoja informativa PDF (162K) | Fact Sheet
Carta a los Estimados Colegas PDF (318K) | Dear Colleague Letter

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html).

 

17.  Fact Sheet, Q&A, Dear Colleague Letter re Enrollment Rights of Immigrant Students

 Information from US Department of Education OCR (posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html).

Spanish:

·  Los Derechos De Todos Los Niños A Matricularse En La Escuela | School Enrollment Procedures – 05-08-2014

Hoja informativa PDF (237K) | Fact Sheet
Preguntas y respuestas PDF (196K) | Questions and Answers
Carta a los Estimados Colegas PDF (177K) | Dear Colleague Letter

 

18.  Learning by Choice: Enrollment Options in Washington State – Spanish Only

The Learning by Choice guide answers the commonly asked questions about the Learning by Choice law, options created by the No Child Left Behind Act, and other enrollment options available to students in public, private, and home-based instruction. If you have questions not answered in here, please email or call OSPI at 360-725-6000. Learning by Choice is updated annually, so your question may appear in future versions.

Download: Learning by Choice (PDF, 37 pages) | Spanish

Contents:

 

19.  State Learning Standards and Testing Requirements

From OSPI Student and Family Information:

http://www.k12.wa.us/resources/YourChildsProgress.aspx

Your Child’s Progress —

Also available in the following languages:
Spanish |

 

 

 

20.  Options for Students Not Graduating in 4 Years – WA State

From OSPI Family Resources:

http://www.k12.wa.us/Resources/default.aspx

Options for Students Not Graduating After Four Years of High School
Students who have not met their high school graduation requirements AND have not earned a regular high school diploma are eligible for a free public education through the school year in which they turn 21 years of age. Also available in the following languages:
Spanish |

 

 

21.   How to File a Complaint – OCR

(posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html)

·  Spanish español

Tagalog

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (PDF)
Schools may use this fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, to explain the school district's obligation to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students can meaningfully participate in educational programs and services, and to communicate information to LEP parents in a language they can understand.
English | Tagalog

 

2.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
English | Tagalog

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx

 

3.     English Learners Toolkit – OCR

US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA):

English Learner Toolkit – Introduction:

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) | Tagalog (PDF, 274KB)

 

4.     Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
English | Tagalog

OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

5.     Fact Sheet on Harassment and Bullying – OCR

From an October 2010 Dear Colleague letter regarding Harassment & Bullying. Includes a summary of possible effects of harassment and bullying, the purpose of the Dear Colleague letter, the anti-discrimination laws enforced by OCR (Title VI, IX and Section 504), obligations of schools under the anti-discrimination laws relating to harassment and bullying and how to get help from OCR.

English: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-201010.html.

Tagalog:

·  Panliligalig at Pananakot | Harassment and Bullying – 10-26-2010

Listahan ng mga Katotohanan PDF (94K) | Fact Sheet
Press Release PDF (30K)

 

6.     Fact Sheet, Q&A, Dear Colleague Letter re Enrollment Rights of Immigrant Students – OCR

Tagalog:

  Impormasyon sa Mga Karapatan ng Lahat ng mga Bata na Magpatala sa Paaralan | School Enrollment Procedures – 05-08-2014

Listahan ng mga Katotohanan: PDF (156K) | Fact Sheet
Mga Tanong at Sagot PDF (185K) | Questions and Answers
Sulat na “Minamahal na Kasamahan” PDF (155K) | Dear Colleague Letter

 

7.     How to File a Complaint – OCR

Tagalog

Vietnamese

1.     Fact sheet re Districts’ Obligations to Communicate with LEP Parents – OCR

Fact Sheet, Information for Limited English Proficient Parents and for Schools and School Districts that Communicate with Them (Jan. 2015) download filesPDF (547K)

Translations: Vietnamese download files PDF (547K)

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

2.     Important Document Notice – OSPI

If a situation arises when a school is unable to translate a document immediately, one method to ensure that limited English proficient families can access the information is by including a notice on the document, translated into the parent’s primary language (e.g. on pre-printed stickers) informing families that they can contact the school to have the document translated.
Sample Important Document Notice (in 9 languages)

English

Vietnamese

From OSPI’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights:  http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

3.     Notice of Special Education Procedural Safeguards – OSPI

English: Procedural Safeguards (Word, 42 pages) | PDF
Booklet Layout: PUB | PDF

Translated Versions
(Revised October 2013)

From OSPI’s Special Education Department: http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/Families/Rights.aspx

 

4.     Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – CADRE/Special Education

CADRE Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School – a brochure with specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child’s school. Developed in partnership between CADRE and the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, originally published, May 2004:

English: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

Also available in:

English
Vietnamese

From CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/success.cfm

 

5.     Sample Section 504 Notice of Parent Rights – OSPI

Under Section 504, school districts must provide parents a copy of their rights and procedural safeguards before evaluating students for Section 504 eligibility.
English | Vietnamese

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Families/Section504.aspx

 

6.     Learning English in Washington Schools: What Parents Should Know

English | | Vietnamese

From OSPI Migrant and Bilingual Program: http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterial.aspx

 

7.     Fact Sheet on Rights of English Learner Students

Fact Sheet, Ensuring English Learner Students Can Participate Meaningfully and Equally in Educational Programs (Jan. 2015) download filesPDF (443K)

 

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

 

8.     Dear Colleague Letter re English Learner Students and LEP Parents

·  Dear Colleague Letter, English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents (01/7/2015) download filesPDF (503.28K)

 

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ellresources.html

 

9.     English Learner Toolkit – Introduction

Introduction (PDF, 294KB) | Translations: Vietnamese (PDF, 349KB).

 

From US Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela/english-learner-toolkit/index.html.

 

10.  Smarter Balanced Testing for English Language Learners

http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/TranslatedMaterialSMARTERBalanced.aspx

Language

 

English

PDF

Vietnamese

PDF

 

11.  Sample Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Reporting Form – OSPI

Under the state’s model HIB procedure, schools must provide an incident reporting form for students, families, and staff to report incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
English | Vietnamese

From OSPI Equity & Civil Rights Office: http://www.k12.wa.us/Equity/Interpretation.aspx

 

12.  Fact Sheet on Harassment and Bullying – OCR

From an October 2010 Dear Colleague letter regarding Harassment & Bullying. Includes a summary of possible effects of harassment and bullying, the purpose of the Dear Colleague letter, the anti-discrimination laws enforced by OCR (Title VI, IX and Section 504), obligations of schools under the anti-discrimination laws relating to harassment and bullying and how to get help from OCR.

English: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-factsheet-201010.html.

Vietnamese

·  Quấy Nhiễu và Hiếp Đáp | Harassment and Bullying – 10-26-2010

Bản Dữ Kiện PDF (174K) | Fact Sheet 
Thông Cáo Báo Chí PDF (74K) | Press Release

From US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html).

 

13.  Fact Sheet, Q&A, Dear Colleague Letter re Enrollment Rights of Immigrant Students

 Information from US Department of Education OCR (posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html).

Vietnamese:

·  Thông Tin Về Các Quyền Khi Ghi Danh Học | School Enrollment Procedures – 05-08-2014

Bản Dữ Kiện PDF (248K) | Fact Sheet
Các Câu Hỏi và Câu Trả Lời PDF (314K) | Questions and Answers
Lá Thư Đồng Nghiệp Thân Mến PDF (214K) | Dear Colleague Letter 

 

14.  State Learning Standards and Testing Requirements

From OSPI Student and Family Information:

http://www.k12.wa.us/resources/YourChildsProgress.aspx

Your Child’s Progress —

Also available in the following languages:
Vietnamese

 

15.  Options for Students Not Graduating in 4 Years – WA State

From OSPI Family Resources:

http://www.k12.wa.us/Resources/default.aspx

Options for Students Not Graduating After Four Years of High School
Students who have not met their high school graduation requirements AND have not earned a regular high school diploma are eligible for a free public education through the school year in which they turn 21 years of age. Also available in the following languages:
Vietnamese

 

16.   How to File a Complaint – OCR

(posted in section with Resources Available in Other Languages: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto-index.html)

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  • Arabic

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  • كیفیة تقدیم شكوى PDF (2M) | How to File a Complaint

  • نَموذج طلب شَكوى PDF (149K) | Complaint Form 

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  • 歧視投訴表 PDF (117K) | Complaint Form

  • Kev Sau Tsab Ntawv Tsis Txaus Siab Txog Kev Ntxub Ntxaug Rau PDF (317K) | How to File a Complaint

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  • Korean

  • 민권 담당국에 차별 대우 고소를 제기하는 방법 PDF (284K) | How to File a Complaint

  • 차별 항의서 PDF (175K) | Complaint Form

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  • ວ່າດ້ວຍສິດທິ ພົນລະເຮືອນ ວິທີການຍື່ນຄຳຟ້ອງຮ້ອງ ໃນການຖືກຈຳແນກນໍາຫ້ອງການ  PDF (323K) | How to File a Complaint

  • ແບບຟອມການຮ້ອງຮຽນເລື້ອງ ການເລືອກປະຕິບັດ PDF (93K) | Complaint Form

  • Russian

  • Translations:  Russian PDF (689K),

  • Как Подать Жалобу О Дискриминации  PDF (228K) | How to File a Complaint

  • Форма подачи жалоб о случаях дискриминации PDF (242K) | Complaint Form

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  • Sida Xafiiska Xuquuqda Rayadka Loogu Gudbinayo Cabashada  PDF (123K) | How to File a Complaint

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  • Quejas por Escrito sobre Educación Especial de IDEA ante el Estado – Citizen Complaints

  • Mediación de Educación Especial de IDEA – Mediation

  • Solicitudes de Quejas/Audiencias de proceso Legal Debido de Educación Especial de IDEA – Due Process

  • Reuniones de Resolución de Educación Especial de IDEA – Resolution Sessions

  • Servicio de facilitación para el Programa Individualizado de
    Educación (IEP)
    – Facilitated IEP Meetings

  • Translations:  Spanish download files PDF (271K),

  • Translations: Spanish PDF (553.20K),

  • Public School Student Options

  • Approved Private School Student Options

  • Home-Based Instruction Student Options

  • Cómo presentar una denuncia por discriminación ante la Oficina Para Derechos Civiles download files PDF (272K) | How to File a Complaint

  • Formulario De Quejas Por Motivo De Discriminación download files PDF (64K) | Complaint Form 

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  • Procedimientos de Procesamiento de Demandas de la OCR (Última revisión, diciembre 2012) | OCR’s Complaint Processing Procedures (last updated Dec. 2012)

  • Aviso De Derechos Y Protecciones Que Tienen Los Denunciantes Y Testigos En Los Casos Investigados Por La OCR download filesPDF | Notice of Complainant/Interviewee Rights and Protections

  • Pagsampa ng Reklamo Laban sa Diskriminasyon PDF (151K) | How to File a Complaint

  • Pormularyo ng Reklamo ukol sa Diskriminasyon PDF (47K) | Complaint Form 

  • Pagsisiguro ng Magkakapantay na Pagkakataon Para sa Mataas na Uri na Edukasyon PDF(135K) | Ensuring Equal Access to High-Quality Education

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  • Translations:  Vietnamese download files PDF (660K)

  • Translations: Vietnamese download filesPDF (696.35K)

  • Cách Gởi Đơn Khiếu Nại PDF (269K) | How to File a Complaint

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