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Web Accessibility Statement

Clarkston Community Schools is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines. The Clarkston Community Schools website is required to be in compliance with Section 504 and Title II of the Rehabilitation Act. Section 504 requires equal access and communication of electronic information and data so that it is accessible to people with disabilities. This website endeavors to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. For more information about the Federal standards, please visit the Section 508 website or the Federal Access Board website.

These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly. In developing our site, templates were subjected to automated and end-user testing.

Clarkston Community Schools strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability as comprehensively as possible on this website. The CCS website has been and continues to be tested and improved using leading web accessibility technologies.

Portable Document Format

Some documents on the Clarkston Community Schools website are produced in portable document format (PDF). In order to improve viewing these files, please download the latest version of Adobe Reader, which is available for free at the Adobe web site. Alternative accessible formats also are provided, where possible, most commonly through a text or an HTML file.

Third-Party Sites

Throughout this website, we make use of different third-party websites such as Google, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to share news and information about Clarkston Community Schools. These sites, which are not controlled by Clarkston Community Schools, may present challenges for individuals with disabilities that we are not able to control or remedy. Please know that these sites are not used as the sole source of (or sole vehicle for communicating) important information.

As made publicly available, here are the Accessibility Policies provided from some of these third-party sites:

How Are We Doing?

We've worked hard on our website and toward achieving our goal of Level AA compliance and our website is continuously monitored to maintain this goal. Should you experience any difficulty in accessing the Clarkston Community Schools website, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Please include the web address or where you found the issue along with a detailed description of the problems you have encountered.
 

Most popular browsers and plugins contain built-in accessibility tools and features. For more information, please visit the accessibility information pages for these tools:

In addition, we support assistive screen reader technology from JAWSNVDA, and Apple VoiceOver.

WE VALUE DIGITAL INCLUSION

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In our effort to provide a fully accessible and optimized user experience for all site visitors, Clarkston Community Schools has taken careful measure to ensure an excellent user experience, regardless of the assistive technology being used to access this site or the specific abilities of those individuals seeking access to this site.

The Clarkston Community Schools website is monitored and tested regularly by internal resources and by AudioEye, a third-party provider of Web Accessibility testing and monitoring. As issues of accessibility are identified, results of automated and manual testing are managed through the AudioEye® Digital Accessibility Platform. As new solutions are discovered to improve the user experience, remediation is tracked through the AudioEye system and fixes are implemented to improve the website user experience.


AudioEye Accessibility Certification

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The AudioEye Certification seal represents a commitment to accessibility and digital inclusion. The AudioEye certification process involves automatic and manual testing with the goal of maximizing conformance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA Success Criteria. AudioEye continues to collaborate in an ongoing effort to maintain conformance and provide an accessible user experience for all users.

The Clarkston Community Schools website has been designed and optimized to substantially conform with WCAG 2.0 Level AA Success Criteria.