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Rights of Parents of Students with Disabilities: IDEA Part B Notice of Procedural Safeguards

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

As a parent, you have rights known as procedural safeguards that apply to every aspect of the special education process. Federal and state laws and regulations outline the procedural safeguards that are designed to ensure that children with disabilities with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE). This document serves as your procedural safeguards notice and will help you understand specific rights available to you and your child through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and District of Columbia laws regarding special education.

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