ERIC Number: ED452646
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Rules for the Provision of Special Education to Special Education Students. Chapter 392-172 WAC.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
This handbook provides state legal regulations for Washington State special education services and programs for students with disabilities. It includes requirements that address the following areas: (1) general authority and purpose of the requirements; (2) students' rights; (3) general definitions; (4) child find; (5) evaluation procedures; (6) eligibility criteria; (7) Individualized Education Program; (8) service delivery options; (9) evaluation of progress and reevaluation; (10) service delivery standards; (11) staff qualifications; (12) school district placements; (13) private school placements; (14) procedural safeguards; (15) notice requirements; (16) surrogate parents; (17) mediation; (18) citizen complaint process; (19) hearings; (20) disciplinary exclusion; (21) aversive interventions; (22) student records; (23) methods of ensuring services; (24) program monitoring; (25) personnel development; (26) participation in assessment and reporting results; (27) funding procedures; and (28) the school-based improvement plan. For each requirement, the statutory authority in federal and state law is noted. The handbook also includes an explanatory statement that identifies and discusses changes made in the state regulations. (CR)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Legal Responsibility, Program Evaluation, Special Education, State Programs, State Regulation, Student Placement, Student Rights
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98604; Tel: 360-753-6738; Fax: 360-664-3631; Web site: http://www.k12.wa.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act