ERIC Number: ED417565
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
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)