Kathryn Duncan, Director of Student Services
Meghan Murphy, Student Services Secretary
12 Deerfield Road, Candia, NH 03034 • Office (603) 483-5628 • Fax (603) 483-2402
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation.
Section 504 is part of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which was enacted by Congress to combat discrimination against individuals with disabilities in services, programs and activities administered by any entity that receives federal funds, including public schools.
Please refer to the Candia 504 Handbook for more information:
Title I — Improving The Academic Achievement Of The Disadvantaged
The purpose of this title is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.
The mission of the ESOL Program is to ensure that all English Language Learners in New Hampshire are given an equitable, appropriate, and academically challenging education.
The goal of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvement Act of 2001 Section 722 (g) is to ensure New Hampshire children and youth experiencing homelessness have equal access to the same free and appropriate public education and to meet the same challenging state student performance standards as all other children and youth.