ERIC Number: ED444295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook on Parents' Rights.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Exceptional Children's Services.
This handbook is intended to inform parents of children with disabilities with information about parent rights, the rights of the child, and the responsibilities of the local education agency (LEA) toward meeting the special needs of the child. Individual sections address the following topics: special education laws and children with disabilities, parents' rights, parental consent, referrals for special education services, participation in meetings, prior written notice, evaluation procedures, independent educational evaluation, eligibility determination, the individualized education program, related services, placement, reevaluation, discipline procedures, interim alternative education settings, private school placement, opportunity to examine records, resolving disagreements, mediation, formal written complaints, due process hearings, placements during due process, surrogate parents, transfer of parental rights, and resources for parents. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Legal Responsibility, Parent Rights, School Districts, Special Education, Student Rights
North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction, Exceptional Children Division, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2825.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Exceptional Children's Services.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997