ERIC Number: ED454646
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec-14
Reference Count: N/A
Rhode Island Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education. Regulations Governing the Education of Children with Disabilities.
Rhode Island State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Providence.
This document contains regulations of the Rhode Island Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education governing the education of children with disabilities. Statutory language is provided that addresses the following areas: (1) purposes of the legislation; (2) definitions of terms used in the statutory language; (3) local education agency eligibility; (4) free appropriate public education requirements for students with disabilities; (5) Individualized Education Program (IEP) requirements; (6) children in private schools; (7) due process procedures for parents and children; (8) discipline procedures; (9) procedures for evaluation and determination of eligibility; (10) additional procedures for evaluating children with specific learning disabilities; (11) least restrictive environment requirements; (12) criteria for instructional programs; (13) confidentiality of information requirements; (14) state administration; (15) state advisory panel establishment, membership, and functions; (16) state compliant procedures; (17) parental notice requirements; and (18) least restrictive environment training and monitoring. An appendix includes a list of timelines for referral, evaluation, eligibility, development of IEP, and reevaluation. (CR)
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Individualized Education Programs, Private Schools, Program Administration, Special Education, State Programs, State Regulation, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Rhode Island State Dept. of Education, 255 Westminster St., Providence, RI 02903; Tel: 401-222-4600. For full text: http://www.ridoe.net.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rhode Island State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Providence.
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island