Public Notices

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of elementary and secondary school students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.  Any person having inquiries concerning Oak Grove R-VI School District’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504 is directed to contact the Superintendent of Schools at 690-4156.

Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, title IX, or Section 504.

Bullying Policy
In order to promote a safe learning environment for all students, the Oak Grove R-VI School District prohibits all forms of bullying. The district also prohibits reprisal or retaliation against any person who reports an act of bullying among or against students.  For more information on our policy against bullying go to: 
Bullying Policy

Federal Programs-Special Services

Parent Family Involvement Policy
Complaint Procedures
Parents' Right-to-know

Foster Care Point of Contact: 
Lorri Boydston
lboydston@oakgrove.k12.mo.us
816-690-4156

District Homeless Point of Contact:
Lorri Boydston
lboydston@oakgrove.k12.mo.us
816-690-4156

Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

All responsible public agencies are required to locate, evaluate, and identify children with disabilities who are under the jurisdiction of the agency, regardless of the severity of the disability, including children attending private schools, children who live outside the district but are attending a private school within the district, highly mobile children, such as migrant and homeless children, children who are wards of the state, and children who are suspected of having a disability and in need of special education even though they are advancing from grade to grade.  The local public school district assures that it will provide a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) to all eligible children with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21 under its jurisdiction.  Disabilities include autism, deaf/blindness, emotional disorders, hearing impairment and deafness, intellectual disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairments, specific learning disabilities, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment/blindness and young child with a developmental delay.

The Oak Grove R-VI School District assures that it will provide information and referral services necessary to assist the State in the implementation of early intervention services for infants and toddlers eligible for the Missouri First Steps program.

The Oak Grove R-VI School District assures that personally identifiable information collected, used, or maintained by the agency for the purposes of identification, evaluation, placement or provision of FAPE of children with disabilities may be inspected and/or reviewed by their parents/guardians.  Parents/guardians may request amendment to the educational record if the parent/guardian believes the record is inaccurate, misleading, or violates the privacy or other rights of their child.  Parents have the right to file complaints with the U.S. Department of Education or the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education concerning alleged failures by the district to meet the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The Oak Grove R-VI School District has developed a Local Compliance Plan for the implementation of State Regulations for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  This plan contains the agency’s policies and procedures regarding storage, disclosure to third parties, retention and destruction of personally identifiable information and the agency’s assurances that services are provided in compliance with the General Education Provision Act (GEPA).  This plan may be reviewed at Oak Grove R-VI School District Administrative offices from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during school business days.

This notice will be provided in native languages as appropriate.

State Compliance-FAPE

FAMILY EDUCATION RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT NOTICE (FERPA)

            The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) afford parents/guardians and eligible students (18 years and older) certain rights with respect to student records:

            The right to inspect and copy official school records.   A reasonable fee may be charged for copy services. 

            The right to request the amendment of student records that the parent/guardian or eligible student believes inaccurate, misleading, irrelevant or improper.

            The right to permit disclosure of personally identifiable student information contained in student records except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent. 

            The right to prohibit the release of student directory information.  Any parent/guardian/eligible student may prohibit the release of directory information by delivering a written notice to the principal within ten (10) days of the date of this notice (The latter of:  (1) the date of enrollment,  (2)  first day of the current school year,  or (3)  the  first day of attendance in the current school year.)

            The right to file a complaint with the US Department of Education concerning alleged failure of the district to comply with FERPA requirements.   Such complaints may be directed to:

Family Policy Compliance Office, US Dept. of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC  20202-4605

 DESE FERPA Notice