Procedural Safeguards and Complaints for Special Education

MJUSD
DIVISION 6000
INSTRUCTION

PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS AND COMPLAINTS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION BP 6159.1

The Governing Board desires to protect the rights of students with disabilities in accordance with the procedural safeguards set forth in state and federal law. Parents/guardians shall receive written notice of their rights in accordance with law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.

The Superintendent or designee shall represent the district in any due process hearing conducted with regard to district students and shall inform the Board about the result of the hearing.

The Superintendent or designee shall address a complaint concerning compliance with state or federal law regarding special education in accordance with the district's uniform complaint procedures.

Legal Reference:
EDUCATION CODE
56000 Education for individuals with disabilities
56001 Provision of the special education programs
56020-56035 Definitions
56195.7 Written agreements
56195.8 Adoption of policies for programs and services
56300-56385 Identification and referral, assessment
56440-56447.1 Programs for individuals between the ages of three and five years
56500-56509 Procedural safeguards, including due process rights
56600-56606 Evaluation, audits and information
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
3000-3100 Regulations governing special education
4600-4671 Uniform complaint procedures
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
1400-1482 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29
794 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
11434 Homeless assistance
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
99.10-99.22 Inspection, review and procedures for amending education records
104.36 Procedural safeguards
300.1-300.818 Assistance to states for the education of students with disabilities, especially:
300.500-300.520 Procedural safeguards and due process for parents and students

First Reading: 9/13/17

Governing Board Approval: 10/11/17

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