POLICY LETTER: March 28, 2019 to States

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide information regarding the implications for States not meeting the requirement, in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), related to participation in an alternate assessment aligned with alternate academic achievement standards (AA-AAAS).Look at this result

OSEP LETTER: Jan. 29, 2019 to Duncan

Letter on whether the Florida Department of Corrections fails to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under Part B of IDEA to students with disabilities when the state offers such students only a General Education Development (GED) credential rather than the opportunity to earn a regular high school diploma because the students are incarcerated in a particular adult corrections facility.Look at this result

POLICY GUIDANCE: A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities (August 2020)

OSERS published updates to “A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities, August 2020” to advance the office’s efforts in ensuring that all students and youth with disabilities are equipped with the skills and knowledge to achieve their post-school and career goals. In this updated transition guide, OSERS added…Look at this result

POLICY LETTER: November 17, 2021 to Anonymous

SUMMARY OSEP Policy Letter 21-02 addresses whether a local educational agency may file a due process complaint to request a due process hearing against a parent to override the parent’s refusal to consent to a change in the child’s individualized education program or placement. The letter also discusses whether a parent has met IDEA’s exhaustion…Look at this result