ERIC Number: ED395428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Special Needs. 1996 Edition.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
This document presents North Carolina regulations governing educational programs and services for children with special needs. Individual sections cover the following areas: definitions; identification, screening, evaluation and placement; observation; initial conference prior to school-based or preschool transition/placement committee referral; referral; school-based committee for students ages 5 and older; administrative placement committee for school-age students; preschool transition/placement committee; comprehensive screening and evaluation; special identification procedures; required and recommended screening and evaluation for initial placement; reevaluation; Individualized Education Program for children with disabilities; group education program for academically gifted students; written education program for pregnant students; confidentiality and access to records; continuum of programs and services and the least restrictive environment; maximum class size; due process procedures for parents and children; surrogate parents; agencies responsible for administration of procedures; free and appropriate services; disciplinary suspensions; annual census and listing of students; joint planning; private schools--standards and state board approval; responsibilities of the Exceptional Children Division; qualifications and licensure of educational personnel; categorical exceptional children funds for local education agencies; transportation; materials, supplies and equipment; funds to other departments; organization and administrative structure of Governor's Schools; program compliance visit; and Willie M. Class members. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
Identifiers: North Carolina