The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation.
Under FERPA, the term educational records includes any records that are directly related to the student and maintained by the school. That is a pretty broad definition and includes all of the educational evaluations, IEP’s, [...]
When a due process hearing is pending, children have a right to “stay put,” meaning the child stays in the “then current placement” until the administrative hearing is resolved. The school can’t simply change the [...]
Unless you and the school agree in writing to change the IEP outside of the annual review, changes to your child’s IEP can only be made by the PPT. The school can schedule (and you [...]
When the school evaluates your child, and you disagree with the results of the evaluation, you have a right to request an independent educational evaluation (IEE). You do not have to explain why you are [...]