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Office for Civil Rights in the D of E Letter

Report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities.
On October 17, 2008, the Office for Civil Rights in the United States Department of Education issued an official letter External link opens in new window or tab. clarifying how federal laws apply to statements on report cards and transcripts when these statements identify students as students with disabilities, and a supplemental collection of questions and answers External link opens in new window or tab. on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools.
Questions: Allison Smith | asmith@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0377 
Last Reviewed: Monday, February 29, 2016
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