ERIC Number: ED328022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education: Parent and Student Rights. [Updated.]
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Special Education.
This booklet explains parent and student rights concerning special education for children with disabilities, as outlined in federal law and Texas law. The booklet offers definitions of terms and outlines the steps involved in the child-centered educational process leading to special education services. Components of the process are then described, including: comprehensive individual assessment; independent educational evaluation; Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee; individual educational plan; related services; educational placement; extended year services; extracurricular activities; discipline; individual transition plan; graduation; transferring to a new school; procedures regarding educational records; complaint process, mediation process, and due process hearings; attorneys' fees; and agencies that provide low-cost or free assistance and information to parents. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Special Education.