Atascadero USD | BP 6159.1 Instruction
Procedural Safeguards And Complaints For Special Education
Procedural Safeguards/Due Process Hearings
In order to protect the rights of students with disabilities and their parents/guardians, the district shall follow all procedural safeguards as set forth in law.
Parents/guardians shall receive written notice of their rights, including the right to a due process hearing for any dispute related to the identification, assessment or educational placement of a child or the provision of a free, appropriate public education to the child.
(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)
(cf. 6159 - Individualized Education Program)
The Superintendent or designee shall represent the district in any due process hearings conducted with regard to district students and shall provide the Board of Trustees with the results of these hearings.
Complaints for Special Education
Complaints concerning compliance with state or federal law regarding special education shall be addressed in accordance with the district's uniform complaint procedures.
(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)
56000 Education for individuals with exceptional needs
56001 Provision of the special education programs
56195.7 Written agreements
56195.8 Adoption of policies for programs and services
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29
794 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
104.36 Procedural safeguards
Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: March 7, 2000 Atascadero, California