ERIC Number: ED443249
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep-2
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education Complaint Investigation Procedures.
Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Div. of Special Services.
This document presents guidelines for Maine special education complaint investigation procedures. The introduction stresses the requirement that complaints must be in writing and must state that an educational agency or service provider has violated a requirement of the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or Maine special education law and regulations. The guidelines then go on to summarize requirements concerning: receipt of complaint and review, notification, dismissal of a complaint, the complaint investigation process, the complaint investigation report and Commissioner's order, and enforcement. A dispute resolution request form is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Special Education, State Standards
Maine Department of Education, Special Services Team, Due Process Office, State House Station #23, Augusta, ME 04333-0023; Tel: 207-287-5974; Fax: 207-287-2326.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Div. of Special Services.
Identifiers - Location: Maine
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997