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6 12, 2019

May a State Educational Agency Adopt a Regulation That Takes into Account, for Purpose of the Resolution Period Timeline, a School District’s Winter Break?

2019-12-06T11:07:25-06:00

No. Under section 615(f)(1)(B) of the IDEA and 34 CFR § 300.510(a), within 15 days of receiving notice of the parent's due process complaint, and prior to the initiation of a due process hearing under 34 CFR § 300.511, the LEA must convene a meeting with the parent and the relevant member or members of the IEP Team who have specific knowledge of the facts identified in the due process complaint.

May a State Educational Agency Adopt a Regulation That Takes into Account, for Purpose of the Resolution Period Timeline, a School District’s Winter Break?2019-12-06T11:07:25-06:00
6 12, 2019

How Are Evaluation Timelines Calculated When They Include School Breaks?

2020-01-14T10:40:28-06:00

Under 34 CFR § 300.301(c)(1), the initial evaluation must be conducted within 60 days after receiving parental consent for the evaluation or, if the State establishes a timeframe within which the evaluation must be conducted, within that timeframe.

How Are Evaluation Timelines Calculated When They Include School Breaks?2020-01-14T10:40:28-06:00
14 11, 2019

STAAR Accessibility Enhancements

2020-01-14T10:43:50-06:00

Beginning in spring 2019, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will be offering three additional accessibility enhancements as the personal needs and preferences (PNP) options available in the STAAR Online Testing Platform (SOTP).

STAAR Accessibility Enhancements2020-01-14T10:43:50-06:00
4 11, 2019

LRE Requirements under IDEA to Transition Work Placements

2020-01-14T10:42:43-06:00

Informal guidance issued from the U.S. Department of Education indicates that the requirement in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, that students be placed in the “least restrictive environment” extends beyond the confines of the classroom.  Below are the questions and answers from the guidance...

LRE Requirements under IDEA to Transition Work Placements2020-01-14T10:42:43-06:00
15 10, 2019

School, Family, and Community Engagement Network

2020-02-21T12:55:37-06:00

Partners Resource Network and Region 10 Education Service Center are working with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on the School, Family, and Community Engagement Network. The goal of this Network is to help school staff and parents build collaborative relationships and increase positive outcomes for students with disabilities.

School, Family, and Community Engagement Network2020-02-21T12:55:37-06:00

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