Coalition of Federal Ombudsman
Browser Requirements

Supported Browsers

The browsers listed below have been tested for use with of The Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen's (The Coalition) website. If you choose to use a browser other than the ones listed here, the site's pages may not display properly, and you may encounter problems.

Versions of Internet Explorer 6.0x or 7.0

Versions of Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or 2.0

File Viewers

These plug-ins and viewers allow users to view various types of files on The Coalition's website. These links are provided for the user's convenience. The U.S. Department of Education does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of these outside links. Further, the inclusion of these links is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a word processing application. Viewers for Word documents are available from Microsoft. Viewers allow users who don't have Microsoft Word to view Word files.

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PDF (Portable Document Format)

Adobe Acrobat PDF files are used to retain the formatting of original documents. To view these files, the user will need to download the free Adobe reader.

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NOTE: If you are using a screen reader that is not compatible with Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe will convert PDFs into either HTML or ASCII text. This tool is available at To find out more about Adobe and accessibility, visit