Procedural Safeguards Notice

Procedural Safeguards Notice


General Information

  • Prior Written Notice
  • Dismissal - 60-Day Notice
  • Native Language
  • Electronic Mail
  • Parental Consent - Definition
  • Independent Educational Evaluations

Confidentiality of Information

  • Definitions
  • Personally Identifiable
  • Access Rights
  • Record of Access
  • Records on More Than One Child
  • List of Types and Locations of Information
  • Fees
  • Amendment of Records at Parent's Request
  • Opportunity for a Hearing
  • Hearing Procedures
  • Result of Hearing
  • Consent For Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
  • Safeguards
  • Destruction of Information

Due Process Complaint Procedure

  • Filing a Due Process Complaint
  • Due Process Complaint
  • Model Form
  • Mediation
  • The Child's Placement While the Due Process Complaint and Hearing are Pending
  • Resolution Process

Hearings on Due Process Complaints

  • Impartial Due Process Hearing
  • Hearing Rights
  • Hearing Decisions


  • Finality of Decision; Appeal
  • Timelines and Convenience of Hearings
  • Civil Actions, Including the Tie Period in Which to File Those Actions

Disciplinary Procedures

  • Authority of School Personnel
  • Change of Placement Because of Disciplinary Removals
  • Determination of Setting
  • Appeal
  • Placement During Appeals
  • Referral to and Action by Law Enforcement and Judicial Authorities


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