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Elk Grove USD  |  BP  0430  Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans

Comprehensive Local Plan For Special Education   

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The Board of Education desires to provide a free appropriate public education to all individuals with disabilities, aged 3 to 22 years, who reside in the district, including children who have been suspended or expelled or placed by the district in a nonpublic, nonsectarian school.

Students shall be referred for special education instruction and services only after the resources of the regular education program have been considered, and where appropriate, utilized. (Education Code 56303)

(cf. 5144.2 - Suspensions and Expulsion/Due Process (Students with Disabilities))

(cf. 6146.4 - Differential Graduation and Competency Standards for Students with Disabilities)

(cf. 6159 - Individualized Education Programs)

(cf. 6164.4 - Identification of Individuals with Exceptional Needs)

(cf. 6164.6 - Identification and Education Under Section 504)

The special education local plan area (SELPA) shall administer a local plan and administer the allocation of funds.

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committee)

(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)

(cf. 3541.2 - Transportation for Students with Disabilities)

(cf. 4112.23 - Special Education Staff)

In order to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities and employ staff with adequate expertise for this purpose, the district shall serve as a SELPA.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop a local plan for the education of individuals with disabilities residing in the district. The plan shall be approved by the Board of Education.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

56000-56001 Education for individuals with exceptional needs

56020-56035 Definitions

56040-56046 General Provisions

56048-56050 Surrogate Parents

56055 Foster parents

56060-56063 Substitute teachers

56170-56177 Children enrolled in private schools

56190-56194 Community advisory committees

56195-56195.10 Local plans

56205-56208 Local plan requirements

56213 Special education local plan areas with small or sparse populations

56240- 56245 Staff Development

56300- 56385 Identification and referral, assessment, instructional planning,

56440-56447.1 Programs for individuals between the ages of three and five years

56500- 56508 Procedural safeguards, including due process rights

56520-56524 Behavioral interventions

56600-56606 Evaluation, audits and information

56836-56836.05 Administration of local plan

GOVERNMENT CODE

7579.5 Surrogate parent, appointment, qualifications, liability

95000-95029 California Early Intervention Services Act

WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS CODE

361 Limitations on parental control

726 Limitations on parental control

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

3000-3089 Regulations governing special education

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

2400-1482 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29

794 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

99.10-99.22 Inspection, review, and procedures for amending education records

104.1-104.39 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

300.1-300.818 Assistance to states for the education of children with disabilities, including:

300.500-300.520 Due process procedures for parents and children

303.1-303.654 Early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities

Management Resources:

WEBSITES:

California Department of Education, Special Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs:

http://www.ed.gov/about./offices/list/osers/osep

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: May 7, 1990 Elk Grove, California

revised; March 15, 2011