ERIC Number: ED417565
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Due Process Hearing Officer Manual.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Exceptional Student Services.
Designed for special education due process hearing officers in Arizona, this manual is intended to provide a reference system for accessing and understanding state and federal laws, regulations, case-law, and policy with respect to the education of students with disabilities. Sections of the manual include: (1) a glossary of terms and a chart that outlines the steps of the special education process; (2) an outline of the new statutory changes in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) reauthorized in 1997; (3) procedural issues in due process hearings; (4) the relationship between Section 504, the IDEA, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and regular education; (5) guidelines for conducting a due process hearing, including a pre-hearing conference checklist and questions and answers on hearings; (6) how to write findings of fact and conclusions of law; (7) IDEA legislative language; (8) IDEA 1993 federal regulations for Part B; (9) questions and answers on Individualized Education Programs; (10) Arizona revised statues relating to special education; (11) federal regulations for the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act; (12) federal regulations concerning education under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; (13) special education court cases; and (14) sample letters and forms. (CR)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Exceptional Student Services.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1974; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)