Section 504 and IDEA


Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), 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 Fox C-6 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.  Parents may request an evaluation of their child under Section 504 or the IDEA and will be provided notice of procedural safeguards/parental rights.  Questions regarding the responsibilities of the Fox C-6 School District should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education, 745 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, Missouri 63010, 636-296-8000. 

The Fox C-6 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 Fox C-6 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 Fox C-6 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).  Additionally, The Fox C-6 School District has developed a 504 Procedures Manual for the implementation of federal regulations for Section 504 of the Rehibilitation Act, Subpart D.  The Local Compliance Plan and 504 Procedures Manual can be reviewed at the Administrative Building, 745 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, Missouri 63010, 636-296-8000. 

This notice will be provided in native languages as appropriate.

A pdf version of this notice can be found here.

Dr. Randy Gilman
Assistant Superintendent
745 Jeffco Blvd.
Arnold, MO 63010