ERIC Number: ED416625
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Procedural Safeguards for Children and Parents as Required by Public Law 94-142, The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
This guide summarizes procedural safeguards for children with disabilities and their parents. It was compiled from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Missouri State Plan for Special Education, local (Missouri) district Compliance Plans for Special Education, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Rights and safeguards are outlined and explained for the following topics: (1) written notice and consent, (2) independent evaluation, (3) access to records, (4) discipline, including alternative educational settings, (4) limitation on reimbursement for private school placement by parents, (5) due process hearing procedures, including a resolution conference (optional), (6) impartial due process hearings -general aspects, (7) impartial due process hearings--the 3-member hearing panel, (8) child complaints, (9) civil action, and (10) attorney's fees. (DB)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Confidentiality, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Legal Responsibility, Parent Grievances, Parent Participation, Parent Rights, Special Education, State Legislation, Student Evaluation, Student Rights
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 1974; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act