The Joshua ISD website can be translated into different languages to serve our diverse communities. It is important to understand that the website uses Google™ Translate, a third-party service that provides automated computer translations of web pages. JISD has no control over the service provided by Google™ Translate and we do not endorse the accuracy or reliability of the translation.
While Google™ Translate uses state-of-the-art technology, it does so without the intervention of human translators. The translations provided as part of the services are only an approximation of the website's original content.
You should not rely on Google™ Translate to provide an exact translation of the website. NOT all text may be translated correctly and some portions of the website may not be translated at all. Some files and other items cannot be translated, including but not limited to, video content, graphical buttons, drop-down menus, graphics, and photos. In addition, some applications and/or services may not work as expected when translated.
JISD has no control over the nature, content, and availability of the service, and accordingly, cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the translation. Neither the members of the Joshua Independent School District or its Board of Trustees, accept liability for any inaccuracies or errors in the translation or liability for any loss, damage, or other problem, including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from or in connection with use of the Google™ Translate Service.
For questions about Google Translate, including how to contribute to better translations, visit Google Translate Support.
The Accessibility Statement applies to www.joshuaisd.org
We Value Digital Inclusion
In our effort to provide a fully accessible and optimized user experience for all site visitors, Joshua ISD has taken careful measures to ensure excellent user experience, regardless of the assistive technology being used to access this site or the specific abilities of those individuals seeking access to this site.
The JISD website is monitored and tested regularly by internal resources and by Ally, a third-party provider of Web Accessibility testing and monitoring. As issues of accessibility are identified, results of automated and manual testing are managed through the Ally Platform. As new solutions are discovered to improve the user experience, remediation is tracked through the Ally system and fixes are implemented to improve the website user experience.
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This website is regularly tested using a variety of assistive technologies.
We recommend using the following web browser/screen reader combinations for an optimized experience:
For Windows users: JAWS and Internet Explorer or NVDA and Firefox
For Mac users: VoiceOver and Safari or VoiceOver and Chrome
For mobile users: VoiceOver for the iPhone and TalkBack for Android devices
Web Accessibility Guidelines
Joshua ISD has leveraged the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as a reference to ensure the web content made available from this site is more accessible for individuals with disabilities and user friendly for everyone.
These globally recognized best practices (as recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium) consist of three levels of accessibility measurement (A, AA, and AAA). To the greatest extent feasible, Joshua ISD has elected to conform to Level AA of these guidelines.
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Design guidelines for electronic and information technology
Dedicated web accessibility experts are available to assist site visitors with any issues accessing content and the various services and functions made available across the Joshua ISD website.
If you encounter issues with any page on our site that presents a challenge for individuals with disabilities, please contact us.
Throughout this website, we make use of different third-party websites such as Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to spread news and information about Joshua ISD products and services. These sites, which are not controlled by Joshua ISD, may present challenges for individuals with disabilities that we are not able to control or remedy.
As made publicly available, here are the Accessibility Policies provided from these third-party sites:
Instagram Accessibility Policy