Website Accessibility

All You Ever Wanted to Know about School Website Accessibility 2018-08-28

Website accessibility compliance has become front and center in the past few years for both schools and businesses. The history of the Americans with Disabilities Act started in the 1960s, but only recently have  the Office of Civil Rights and lawyers focused on website accessibility. Basically, if you have a website, you need to make sure it is accessible to those with disabilities.

California Schools: Know Your State's Website Accessibility Requirements 2018-08-15

Beginning July 1, 2019, California law requires state agencies and entities to post a certificate of accessibility on the home page of their websites. 

California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 434 into law on October 14, 2017. Learn what this means for your school ADA website accessibility requirements.

Is Website Accessibility Required for Independent Schools and Private Schools? 2018-06-26

With all the talk in the past few years about ADA website compliance for schools, the focus has been on public school websites. Public school websites must comply with Section 508 as they receive federal funds. But what about those independent and private schools? 

School Websites and the Evolution of ADA Website Accessibility 2018-03-13

By now we’ve all heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act or the ADA. Interestingly, it was the by-product of the civil rights legislation passed during the 1960s. But with all the acronyms, sections, and titles, it can be a bit confusing for us lay folk.

School Website Accessibility Worries? 2017-10-06

We are getting daily calls from schools around the U.S. about what they are facing with the onslaught of OCR complaints filed against their schools.

How to Have an ADA Compliant School Website 2017-03-21

Making sure your school websites meets ADA compliance requirements is now a necessity—not just because the laws for this are now being enforced but because it is important that you eliminate any barriers to access to your school website and the information you provide.

ADA Website Compliance, Part I 2017-02-07

Your school’s website accessibility is coming under fire. In addition to a flurry of complaints being filed against schools across the U.S., Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act recently published updated accessibility requirements on January 18, 2017. This means that by January 18, 2018, you need to have your school’s website compliant with WCAG 2.0 A/AA standards.

Is YOUR School’s Website ADA Compliant? 08/10/2016

If you haven’t received a letter or notification yet that your school’s website needs to be ADA compliant, consider yourself warned. Your school needs to get its website in order or face the consequences.

How Your Reaction to ADA Compliance Affects Your Public Relations 2018-02-06

We’ve blogged previously about the legal requirements of website accessibly and how to make your school website ADA compliant. We’ve even provided full website accessibility services to make things easy for our clients. But there is one thing we haven’t talked about yet in all this—and that is the public relations aspect of ADA compliance.

ADA Website Accessibility, Part II 02/09/2017

If you are one of the tens of thousands of schools concerned about meeting the newly adopted website accessibility deadline of January 18, 2018, we can help.

What every school administrator should know about website accessibility 2016-12-14

Think of website compliance as the HOA of the Internet. While you sort of hate having someone telling you what you can or cannot do at your own home, you appreciate the fact that you won’t have the Griswold’s cousin Eddie’s RV blocking your driveway all winter.