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BP 6159.1 - PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS AND COMPLAINTS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION

Instruction > Board Policy 6159.1 - Procedural Safeguards and Complaints for Special Education

The Board of Trustees desires to protect the rights of students with disabilities in accordance with the procedural safeguards set forth in state and federal law. Parents/guardians shall receive written notice of their rights in accordance with law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.

Whenever there is a dispute between the district and the parent/guardian of a student with disabilities regarding the identification, assessment, or educational placement of the student or the provision of FAPE to the student, the Superintendent or designee shall encourage the early, informal resolution of the dispute at the school level to the extent possible. The district or parent/guardian may also request mediation and/or a due process hearing in accordance with law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.

The Superintendent or designee shall address a complaint concerning compliance with state or federal law regarding special education in accordance with the district's uniform complaint procedures.

 

Adopted: March 21, 2013
Evergreen School District, San Jose, California