Ed. Dept. Releases Rules for Parents Under IDEA
The U.S. Department of Education has released changes to regulations governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that affect rules regarding parental consent, non-attorney representation, and compliance requirements.
The rules , published in the Federal Register on Dec. 1, state that parents have the right to revoke their consent for their children to receive special education services, after making a request in writing.
Before the change, the regulations were unclear about how parents could stop their child from receiving special education services if they chose to do so,...
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