What Every Parent Needs to Know

A series of four handbooks for parents and caregivers with children in elementary and secondary public schools in Washington state.

Basic Education Rights and Opportunities in Public Schools

Basic Education Rights and Opportunities in Public Schools
English | Español (Spanish)

 

How to be an Education Advocate

How to be an Education Advocate
English | Español (Spanish)

 

Discipline in Public Schools

Discipline in Public Schools
English | Español (Spanish)

 

Protecting the Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities in Public Schools

Protecting the Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities in Public Schools (Updated July 2012)
English | Español (Spanish)

 

These four manuals are copyrighted to Team Child and the Office of the Education Ombuds, and all rights are thereby reserved. Permission is granted to download and duplicate the manuals for individual and non-commercial use. However, their content may not be otherwise used without expressed permission of both parties.

Toolkits

Use these short toolkits to get information on topics frequently brought to our office.

OEO Services

OEO Services at-a-glance, we can help!

Brochures for Parents

25 Tips

The Missing Voices: What Families Say about Family Involvement in Education – 2010 Report

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) / Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) FAQ

Phone Interpretation Services for Schools/Districts

Communicating with Schools

Attendance Tips

Resources for Families

 Resources for Families