6159 – Instruction – Instructional Arrangements – Individualized Education Program – I E P

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Regulation –
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Adopted – 3/5/1998
Revised – 9/4/2003
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.

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)

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
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
300.1-300.756 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
COURT DECISION
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
34 CFR 300.a Appendix A to Part 300 – Questions and Answers
34 CFR 300.a1 Attachment 1: Analysis of Comments and Changes
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

CSBA Date – 3/03

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