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Notice of Accessibility

The South Dakota Department of Education (DOE) recognizes the need to ensure access to electronic and information technologies for all individuals. We continue to make reasonable efforts to accommodate all users by following the W3C recommendations and the federal government's Section 508 Standards.

If you are experiencing difficulties accessing materials on the DOE website, complete the accessibilty issue/concern form. We will respond to you within five business days.

Website Accessibility Protocol
When the DOE receives a notice of an accessibility issue or concern, the following steps will be taken:

  1. The department will review the complaint/concern and determine conformance to WCAG 2.1 website accessibility guidelines or Section 508 standards.
  2. If the complaint/issue is determined to be out of the purview of the WCAG 2.1 guidelines or Section 508 standards, a plan will be made to determine how to address the issue.
  3. The complainant will be notified within five business days of the determination of the complaint/concern.