ERIC Number: ED329030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Feb-16
Reference Count: N/A
Administrative Manual: Programs for Exceptional Children.
Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover. Exceptional Children/Special Programs Div.
This manual incorporates the Delaware State Board of Education's rules and regulations governing the education of exceptional children and is intended to provide guidance and information to educators, administrators, parents, and the public. The section on handicapped children covers the following areas: access to special education and related services; identification; evaluation (e.g., multidisciplinary team, bias-free tests and procedures, and reevaluation); Individualized Education Programs; eligibility; programs and placement (e.g., continuum of alternative program placements, informed parental consent, related services, and transportation); interagency/special programs; annual review; student management and discipline; educational surrogate parents; procedural safeguards (e.g., due process, hearing rights, and attorney's fees); confidentiality of student records; private placements; the Delaware Educational Assessment Program; State Education Agency responsibilities (e.g., complaint management procedures, cooperative agreements, and finance/administration); the Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens; and funding. Guidelines for gifted and talented students are provided in a brief section covering eligibility, identification, program placement, and funding. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Ancillary School Services, Confidentiality, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Gifted, Handicap Identification, Individualized Education Programs, Program Administration, Special Education, State School District Relationship, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Bureau of Archives and Records, Hall of Records, P.O. Box 1401, Dover, DE 19903 (microfiche).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover. Exceptional Children/Special Programs Div.