Accessibility Statement for Lincoln Public Schools
Lincoln Public Schools is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for all persons, including people with disabilities. LPS’s website endeavors to comply with Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and the best practices and standards as set forth in level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1.
We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. At this time, Lincoln Public Schools is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.
Measures to support accessibility
Lincoln Public Schools takes the following measures to ensure accessibility on our websites:
- Show a preference for simple, well-organized and hierarchical content over style for the sake of style
- Use semantically correct page markup — ensuring that devices and software can correctly interpret and describe page content.
- Consistently use high-contrast, easy-to-read typefaces
- Encourage continual accessibility discussions among our communications staff — always looking for ways to make our content as accessible to all audiences as possible.
Software and Services
Lincoln Public Schools continually reviews and seeks to improves the accessibility of its websites to all persons. Despite these ongoing efforts, there may be some pages or content that may not yet be fully compliant with the strictest accessibility standards. Any person who experiences difficulty with a website should promptly contact LPS to report the issue.
Lincoln Public Schools operates numerous websites that may link or integrate with third-party platforms or websites, such as Google, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Lincoln Public Schools has no control over any third-party platform or website and is not responsible for any content posted on a third-party platform or website. Further, Lincoln Public Schools cannot guarantee the accessibility compliance of any third-party platform or website.
Similarly, Lincoln Public Schools cannot guarantee the accessibility of content delivered by purchased or contracted services such as Synergy, MySchoolBucks and GuideK12. We will continue to work with our solution providers to encourage them to improve the accessibility of their products in future updates.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Lincoln Public Schools. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on any website published by Lincoln Public Schools:
- Contact Us
- Phone: (402) 436-1609
- Postal address: Communications Department, 5905 O Street, Lincoln, NE
We strongly encourage any person who experiences difficulties on any LPS website to contact LPS directly, so that LPS can address the issue promptly. LPS will endeavor to make all reasonable efforts to resolve the issue as soon as practicable.