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Individualized Education Program   

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The Governing Board 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.

(cf. 0430 - Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education)

(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)

(cf. 3541.2 - Transportation for Students with Disabilities)

(cf. 4112.23 - Special Education Staff)

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

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

(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 for Special Education)

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

The Superintendent or designee shall develop administrative regulations regarding the appointment of the individualized education program team (IEP), 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)

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

56340.1-56346 Instructional planning and individualized education program

56350-56352 IEP for visually impaired students

56380 IEP reviews; notice of right to request

56390-56393 Certificate of completion, special education

56500-56508 Procedural safeguards

60640-60649 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

60850 High school exit examination, students with disabilities

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

852-853 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program, accommodations for students with disabilities

1216-1218 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

1400-1487 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

300.1-300.818 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

COURT DECISIONS

Shapiro v. Paradise Valley Unified School District, No. 69 (9th Circuit, 2003) 2003 US.App. LEXIS 1395

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

Management Resources:

FEDERAL REGISTER

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

WEB SITES

CDE: http://www.cde.ca.gov

US Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS

Policy LA CA–ÅDA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: July 15, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California