This guide summarizes many resources, programs, services and policies often referenced by DPS students, parents and guardians. It is available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, English, French, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. Please note that the handbook is not intended to be a complete directory of information concerning all DPS schools, students, parents and guardians. Each DPS school, including charter and innovation schools, may have its own set of procedures or operate on a different school-year calendar. Please contact your child’s school for information specific to that school. DPS policies are subject to change and some information may have changed since the handbook was published. If you have any comments or suggestions for the DPS Handbook for Families and Students, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.