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  • Schools are meant to be safe and inclusive environments where all students are protected from Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB). This section defines HIB, explains what to do when you see or experience it, and our school’s process for responding to it.

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  • The Washington State Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO) is an independent state agency that helps to reduce educational opportunity gaps by supporting families, students, educators, and other stakeholders in communities across WA in understanding the K-12 school system and resolving concerns collaboratively.

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  • Student privacy is important and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act or “FERPA” ensures both that your child’s information is protected and also that, as parents and guardians, you can access the information you need regarding your child. The details of FERPA are provided below.

    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students over 18 years of age ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student's education records.

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  • Oak Harbor Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

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  • All records maintained by Oak Harbor Public Schools are available for public inspection unless specifically exempted by law. 

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  • Student safety is our highest priority which is why each school has a specific plan with roles and responsibilities for handling a variety of situations. 

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  • This federal program provides funding to assist students who fall just below grade level. Title 1 services enrich student time at school with customized instruction and curricula that help students meet academic standards. In order to obtain Title 1 funding, Oak Harbor Schools must have 35% or more of its students in a school receiving free or reduced meals.

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    Oak Harbor Public Schools gives public notice of the district’s intention to submit an application for the 2024-2025 ESSA Federal Grant application with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for Washington State.

    Any member of the public who wants to provide a comment regarding Oak Harbor Public Schools’ application for the 2024-2025 ESSA Federal Grant application is invited to submit comments to Liz Ritz, Director of Teaching and Learning, on or before September 20, 2024 via E-mail at

  • Digital citizenship is appropriate and responsible behavior with regard to technology use. We provide instruction in digital citizenship for students and encourage them to participate in related classroom discussions.

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  • Human resources maintains records for Fair Labor Standards, employee medical and retirement benefits, employee privacy, Collective Bargaining agreements, salary schedules and more.

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  • The Oak Harbor Schools Families In Transition program implements the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act and serves over 300 students in our district who are experiencing housing insecurities.

    The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act of 1987 provides support for homeless children and youth to continue their education without interruption or barriers. If your family is homeless, or if you are in a temporary living situation due to economic circumstances, your preschool-aged and school-aged children have certain rights or protections under federal law.

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  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) is a planned program of courses and learning experiences that include exploration of career options; supports basic academic and life skills; and provides hands-on experiences for students. 

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