Considering LRE in Placement Decisions

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Discipline, in Detail

The first time that specific discipline procedures were included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was in the amendments made to the law in 1997. Those discipline procedures addressed how public agencies could respond to behavioral infractions of children with disabilities. They were also rather complicated. You'll be pleased to hear that those procedures have been revised in the 2004 Amendments to IDEA and that disciplinary … [Read more...]

General Authority of School Personnel

September 2010At the beginning of the school year, students often receive guidelines of expected standards of behavior, dress, academic integrity, and attendance, as well as the consequences of violating those standards. IDEA addresses the extent to which schools may take disciplinary action when a child with disabilities violates a local code of student conduct. These codes vary from place to place, so it may be important for you to get a copy of … [Read more...]

IDEA’s Regulations on Discipline

Here, verbatim, are IDEA's discipline procedures. They are found in the final regulations for Part B of IDEA from §§300.530 through 300.536. Discipline Procedures § 300.530 Authority of school personnel. (a) Case-by-case determination. School personnel may consider any unique circumstances on a case-by-case basis when determining whether a change in placement, consistent with the other requirements of this section, is appropriate for a child with … [Read more...]

IDEA’s Regulations on State Complaint

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of IDEA's Regulations on State Complaint at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/regs-statecomplaint/_________________________________September 2012IDEA's … [Read more...]

Mediation, in Detail

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of "Mediation, in Detail" at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/details-mediation/_________________________________ September 2012You can tell … [Read more...]

IDEA’s Regulations on Mediation

 _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of IDEA's Regulations on Mediation at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/regs-mediation/_________________________________IDEA's final Part B regulations … [Read more...]

The Due Process Complaint

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of The Due Process Complaint at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/dueprocess/_________________________________ September 2012This info in Spanish … [Read more...]

Due Process Complaints, in Detail

 _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Due Process Complaints, in Detail at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/details-dueprocesscomplaints/_________________________________ September … [Read more...]

IDEA’s Regulations on Due Process Complaints

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of this page at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/regs-dueprocesscomplaints/_________________________________September 2012IDEA's final Part B regulations … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.