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Individualized Education Program   

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The Board of Education desires to provide educational alternatives that afford students with disabilities full educational opportunities. Students with disabilities shall receive a free appropriate public education and be placed in the least restrictive environment which meets their needs to the extent provided by law.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop administrative regulations regarding the appointment of the individualized education program (IEP) team, the contents of the IEP, and the development, review, and revision of the IEP.

To the extent permitted by federal law, a foster parent shall have the same rights relative to his/her foster child's IEP as a parent/guardian. (Education Code 56055)

(cf. 0430 Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education)

(cf. 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures)

(cf. 3541.2 Transportation for Students with Disabilities or Handicaps)

(cf. 4112.23 Special Education Staff)

(cf. 5144.2 Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Individuals with Exceptional Needs)

(cf. 6146.4 Differential Graduation and Competency Standards for Individuals with Exceptional Needs)

(cf. 6159.1 Procedural Safeguards and Complaints for Special Education)

(cf. 6159.2 Nonpublic Nonsectarian School and Agency Services for Special Education)

(cf. 6159.3 Appointment of Surrogate Parent for Special Education Students)

(cf. 6164.4 Identification of Individuals with Exceptional Needs)

(cf. 6164.6 Identification and Education Under Section 504)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

51225.3 Requirements for high school graduation and diploma

56055 Rights of foster parents pertaining to foster child's education

56136 Guidelines for low incidence disabilities areas

56195.8 Adoption of policies

56321 Development or revision of IEP

56321.5 Notice to include right to electronically record

56340.1-56347 Instructional planning and individualized education program

56350-56352 IEP for visually impaired students

56380 IEP reviews; notice of right to request

56390-56392 Certificate of completion, special education

56500-56509 Procedural safeguards

60640-60649 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

60850 High school exit examination, students with disabilities

60852.3 High school exit examination, exemption for the class of 2006

FAMILY CODE

6500-6502 Age of majority

GOVERNMENT CODE

7572.5 Seriously emotionally disturbed child, expanded IEP team

WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS CODE

300 Children subject to jurisdiction

601 Minors habitually disobedient

602 Minors violating law defined as crime

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

853-853.5 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, accommodations

1215.5-1218 High School Exit Examination, accommodations for students with disabilities

3021-3029 Identification, referral and assessment

3040-3043 Instructional planning and the individualized education program

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

1400-1482 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

300.1-300.818 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

COURT DECISIONS

Schaffer v. Weast (2005) 125 S. Ct. 528

Shapiro v. Paradise Valley Unified School District, No. 69 (9th Circuit, 2003) 317 F.3d 1072

Sacramento City School District v. Rachel H. (9th Cir. 1994) 14 F.3d 1398

ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS

85 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 157 (2002)

Management Resources:

FEDERAL REGISTER

Rules and Regulations, August 14, 2006, Vol. 71, Number 156, pages 46539-46845

WEB SITES

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 29, 1984 Elk Grove, California

revised: October 17, 1994

revised: April 26, 2011