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Individualized Education Program (IEP) Amendment Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Specialized Education (DSE), issued the “Individualized Education Program (IEP) Amendment Policy” on January 27, 2014.  The policy is effective as of March 3, 2014.  The Policy formalizes requirements and appropriate procedural safeguards for parents related to changes made to IEPs after the annual IEP review takes place, through an IEP Team meeting or documented written agreement.  To assist LEAs in implementing the requirements of this policy in a manner consistent with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), OSSE DSE has provided this frequently asked questions (FAQ) guidance document, containing additional clarification.