ERIC Number: ED427444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Rights of Parents under Provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Special Education).
Utah State Univ., Logan. Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center.; Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Special Education Services Unit.
This booklet, for parents of children with disabilities in Colorado, outlines the rights guaranteed to parents under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as amended in 1997. An introduction provides space for identifying a local contact person and notes the need to translate this information for parents whose language is other than English. The booklet then goes on to explain parent rights under the law in the following areas: free appropriate public education, prior notice to parents, parent consent, independent educational evaluation, educational surrogate parents, student records, discipline, mediation, state complaint procedures, impartial due process hearing, and private school placement. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Discipline, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Parent Rights, Parent School Relationship, Private Schools, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Records
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Logan. Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center.; Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Special Education Services Unit.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997