TEA Updates in Special Education

  • SB 139 requires all districts to distribute the attached notices to parents informing them of their right to request an evaluation for special education services.

    These notices contain the following information:

    Changes made from 2016 to 2017 in reporting requirements for LEAs regarding special education enrollment in the Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System
    The rights of a child regarding the provision of special education services under both state and federal law
    The process and procedures for initiating a referral for evaluation for special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and TEC Sec. 29.004.
    Where to find local policies and procedures related to initiating a referral for evaluation under IDEA

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