ERIC Number: ED493091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
IDEA 2004: Section 615 (k) (Placement in Alternative Educational Setting). PHP-c111
School personnel may consider any unique circumstances on a case-by-case basis when determining whether to order a change in placement for a child with a disability who violates a code of student conduct. This article describes IDEA 2004: Section 615 (k), which discusses the placement of special needs children in alternative educational settings. Primary sections in the article include: (1) Authority of School Personnel; (2) Determination of Setting; (3) Appeal; (4) Placement during Appeals; (5) Protections for Children Not Yet Eligible for Special Education and Related Services; (6) Referral to and Action by Law Enforcement and Juridical Authorities; and (7) Definitions.
Descriptors: School Personnel, Student Placement, Educational Legislation, Decision Making, Court Litigation, Child Safety, Special Needs Students, Prereferral Intervention
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
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