ERIC Number: ED451637
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Model Policies and Procedures for the Education of Children with Disabilities. [Update].
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Special Education.
This comprehensive manual is intended to assist Ohio school districts with model policies and procedures which, when followed, will ensure compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and corresponding federal and state regulations. Each of seven sections focuses on one specific topic. Within each section the applicable federal statute and/or regulation is quoted, applicable state rules are cited, procedures are specified, required and optional documentation is indicated with sample forms, individuals with primary responsibility for compliance are identified, a timeline is given when appropriate, additional resources are listed, and appendices provide ancillary information. The seven topic areas covered are: (1) free appropriate public education; (2) child identification; (3) confidentiality; (4) procedural safeguards; (5) assessment and multifactored evaluation; (6) the individualized education program and least restrictive environment; and (7) due process procedures. Among 14 appendices are guidelines for services to students parentally placed in nonpublic schools, sample building team forms, the Child Information Management System, school-age multifactored evaluation requirements, and definitions. (B)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Confidentiality, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Due Process, Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, School Districts, State Legislation, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997