ERIC Number: ED435161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Individualized Education Programs. NICHCY Briefing Paper. LG2. 4th Edition.
Kupper, Lisa, Ed.
This document is a verbatim reprinting of the Federal regulations concerning Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) as contained in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 and Appendix A to Part 300: Notice of Interpretation, issued by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, to provide additional clarification of the Federal regulations. Appendix A refers frequently to the Federal regulations as the basis for answering questions about IEPs. To allow readers to see precisely what the regulations say, this paper provides the verbatim text of the regulations regarding IEPs. Issues addressed in Appendix A and the Federal regulations include: (1) involvement of children with disabilities in the general curriculum; (2) involvement of parents and students; (3) preparation of students with disabilities for employment and other post-school experiences; (4) the deadline for IEP development; (5) responsibility for ensuring the development of the IEP for children with disabilities served by a public agency other than a local education agency; (6) IEP meetings; (7) the IEP team; (8) review and revision of the IEP; (9) content of the IEP; and (10) private school placement by public agencies. (CR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Participation, School Districts, School Responsibility, Student Placement, Teamwork
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997