Accessibility Resources

  • Staff who update web pages or who submit materials, such as documents for public consumption on the web, should strive to create accessible content.


    Follow the links on the left for the Balsz Governing Board Website Accessibility Policy and for resources for creating accessible content.  (Accessibility resources include those from Blackboard, Microsoft, and Google.)



  • What is an alt tag?

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    An alt tag is an attribute applied to image tags to provide a text alternative to provide more clarity to an image, especially for persons who rely on screen reader. Web pages, along with other documents, such as pdfs posted on the web, should provide alt tags for images.

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  • Can I scan a document for sharing on the website?

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    No. A scanned document may be saved as an image, not as text, and would not be accessible to screen readers.

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Website Accessibility

  • As the online world has become so essential to obtaining information and communicating with others, the accessibility of web content for citizens with disabilities is critical. The Balsz School District partners with Blackboard for our web services. They ensure their products are in compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA and the Section 508 standards in the United States. Visit for more detailed information. 

    As the provider of content for the Balsz District website, the District makes every attempt to ensure all content is in compliance with ADA requirements. If there are any concerns about the accessibility of our content, please report it via our online form or you can print the form and send it via email to:  Alternatively it can be mailed or dropped off to:

    Balsz District Office

    Attn: Nan Williams

    4825 E. Roosevelt

    Phoenix, AZ 85008