ERIC Number: ED306722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Special Needs. 1988 Edition.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
These procedures document the statutory authority of the North Carolina Division for Exceptional Children, with regard to the following aspects of programs and services for special needs children: definitions; identification, screening, evaluation, and placement; observation; initial conference prior to school-based committee referral; referral; school-based committee; administrative placement committee; comprehensive screening and evaluation; special identification procedures; required and recommended screening and evaluation; reevaluation; individualized education program for the handicapped, group education program for the academically gifted, and educational program for the pregnant; confidentiality and access to records; continuum of programs and services; maximum class size; due process procedures for parents and children; selection of surrogate parents; procedures for determining and assigning surrogate parents; responsibilities of surrogate parents; agencies responsible for administration of procedures; full and appropriate services; disciplinary suspensions; equal education opportunities plan; annual census and listing of students; joint planning; private schools--standards and state board approval; responsibilities of the Division for Exceptional Children; qualifications and certification of educational personnel; categorical exceptional children funds for local school administrative units; transportation; materials, supplies, and equipment; funds to Department of Human Resources and Department of Correction; organization and administrative structure of Governor's schools; program compliance review; and "Willie M." children. (JDD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina