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Section 504

Section 504


Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities and guarantees them a free and public education (FAPE). Students with a disability are to be provided the same opportunity to benefit from education programs, services and activities as their nondisabled peers. This statute is regarding equal access to educational opportunities for students with medical or mental health impairments.

Who can I contact to get more information?
If you would like to learn more about the rights your child is guaranteed under Section 504, please contact the District 504 Coordinator, Jenny Crouch.

Additionally, every school site has a Building 504 Coordinator who specializes in the needs of 504 students for your school. For more specific information about resources available for your student, contact your Building 504 Coordinator.

Building 504 Coordinator List.

MPS Resources for Parents

OCR: Protecting Students with Disabilities (FAQs)