Website Accessibility

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Website Accessibility

Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.  Our continuing goal is for the NNPS website to be accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and that statute's implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 104, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and that statute's implementing regulations at 28 C.F.R. Part 35.

Good faith efforts are being made to ensure that our website complies with web accessibility standards. In addition to the federal regulations above, we are actively working to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

The majority of pages in our site are available in HTML format that can be deciphered by screen readers. Some documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF), which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

  • To download this free program, visit the Adobe website.
  • To read PDF documents with a screen reader please link to the Access Adobe website which provides useful tools and resources.

Also, many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools, and there are other plug-ins that make websites more accessible.

If you have difficulty accessing information on our website, please contact our webmaster and provide the URL (web address) of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information. We will contact you and make every effort to provide the information.

Please note that some pages on the NNPS website contain links to third-party sites. NNPS is not responsible for the content, facts, opinions or accessibility of third-party sites.

NNPS is committed to the ongoing process of improving the accessibility of this site. As part of this initiative, the district will incorporate improvements to the site, as appropriate, to better serve all users.  NNPS welcomes questions, comments, and suggestions on ways to improve our website accessibility.

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