Original Date: 08/08/1994
Revision Date: 01/18/2007
Information : Transition Plan for Federal Compliance
The Stafford County Public Schools retained an architectural firm to survey all facilities for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law in 1990. The architectural firm surveyed the facilities and developed a $1.86M cost estimate to bring the school system into compliance. However, by moving the physical location of programs, services, or activities to make them fully accessible and making procedural rather than physical changes, the system was able to develop a transition plan that identified all school/facility obstacles that limited required accessibility. The alterations required to remove these obstacles -- at an approximate cost of $303K -- provided accessibility to disabled individuals to all Stafford County Public Schools programs, activities, and services. This represents a substantial savings over the projected $1.8M reconstruction effort.
For more information see the
Point of Contact for this survey.