Discussing a Problem

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education. 3rd edition, January 2011 Letter in PDF (see page 8) En español | In Spanish (see page 6)   This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with … [Read more...]

Requesting Your Child’s Records

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Letter in PDF (see page 9)En español | In Spanish  This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child's school about some … [Read more...]

Requesting an Initial Evaluation for Special Education Services

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education. 3rd edition, January 2011 Model letter, in PDF (see page 12) En español | In Spanish   This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with … [Read more...]

Requesting an Independent Evaluation of Your Child

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education. 3rd edition, January 2011 Model letter, in PDF (see page 13) En español | In Spanish   This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with … [Read more...]

Requesting a Meeting to Review Your Child’s IEP

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 14)En español | In Spanish  This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child's school … [Read more...]

Requesting a Change in Your Child’s Placement

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education. 3rd edition, January 2011 Model letter, in PDF (see page 15) En español | In Spanish   This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with … [Read more...]

Informing the School of Your Intention to Enroll Your Child in a Private School at Public Expense

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 16)En español | In Spanish  This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child's school … [Read more...]

Requesting Prior Written Notice

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 17)En español | In Spanish  This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child's school … [Read more...]

Requesting Mediation

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education. 3rd edition, January 2011 Model letter, in PDF (see page 18) En español | In Spanish   This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with … [Read more...]

Requesting a Due Process Hearing

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 19)En español | In Spanish  This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child's school … [Read more...]

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