Procedural Safeguards Notice Required Under IDEA Part B

A full explanation of all of the procedural safeguards available under the IDEA regulations, prepared by the State Department of Education   


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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), the federal law concerning the education of students with disabilities, requires schools to provide you, the parent, with a notice containing a full explanation of the procedural safeguards available under the IDEA and the IDEA regulations.

Topics Include:

  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Confidentiality of Information; Access to Records
  • State Complaint Procedures
  • Due Process Procedures
  • Resolution Process
  • Mediation
  • Advisory Opinion Process
  • Hearing Decisions
  • Appeals
  • Rule of Construction
  • Child’s Placement While the Due Process Hearing is Pending
  • Attorneys’ Fees
  • Procedures for Disciplining Children with Disabilities
  • Protections for Children Not Yet Eligible for Special Education
  • Referral to and Action by Law Enforcement and Judicial Authorities
  • Requirements for Unilateral Placement by Parents of Children in Private Schools

Additional Info

  • Resource Topic: Special Education
  • Source: CSDE
  • Year of Publication: 2011