Policies and Procedures regarding Children with Disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (IDEA 97) 
Revised October 2002 - Effective July 1, 2003

Cover Page

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Table of Contents

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I - Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

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II - Full Educational Opportunities Goal

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III - Child Find

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IV - Evaluation and Determination of Eligibility

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V - Individualized Education Program (IEP)

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VI - Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

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VII - Procedural Safeguards

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VII - Procedural Safeguards (Spanish)

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VIII - Discipline Procedures

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IX - Confidentiality

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X - Placement in Private School by Public Agency

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XI - Participation of Private School Children not Placed or Referred by a Public Agency

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XII - Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD)

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XIII - General Accountability

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XIV - Additional Requirements

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Appendices:

 

 

A - Excerpts from State Code

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B - Procedural Safeguards (English)

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B - Procedural Safeguards (Vietnamese)

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Attachments:

 

 

A - Definitions and Eligibility Criteria of Disabilities

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B - Extended School Year Services

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C - Developmental History

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D - Local Survey Committee

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E - Out of State Children

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F - Elementary/Secondary Teacher Narrative

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F - Instructional Intervention Documentation Sheet

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F - Pre-Kindergarten - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Kindergarten - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - First Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Second Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Third Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Fourth Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Fifth Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Sixth Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Seventh Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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F - Eighth Grade - Minimum Instructional Benchmark Summary Sheet

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G - Pre-referral and Referral Information

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H - Hearing and Vision Guidelines

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I - Hearing/Vision Screening Results

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J - Qualifications and Procedures for Examiners

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K - Parent Invitation to Local Survey Committee Meeting

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L - Notice for Initial Evaluation(revised 08/23/11)

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M - Notice of Local Survey Committee Decision(revised 08/23/11)

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N - Report of Physical Observations

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O - Procedures for Hearing and/or Vision Follow-up

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P - Classroom Observation Report

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Q - Consideration for Specific Learning Disabilities Form

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R - Parent Invitation to Eligibility Determination Conference

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S - Notice of Eligibility Determination Decision(revised 08/23/10)

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T - Notice of Committee Meeting(revised 08/23/11)

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U - Notice of Change in Placement(revised 08/23/11)

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V - Services Plan

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W -Individualized Education Program(revised 09/14/05)

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X - Notice of Response to an Activity Requested by Parent(revised 08/23/11)

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Y - Notice of Change in Placement Due to Graduation From High School

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Z - Mississippi Program Improvement Monitoring

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AA - Request for Due Process(revised 06/24/11)

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BB - Guidelines for Mississippi Educator Licensure

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CC - Complaint Procedures

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DD - Complaint Form under IDEA(revised 06/24/11)

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EE - Verification Procedures for Child Count

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FF - Hearing Procedures under IDEA and Preschool

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GG - Transition Portfolio Guidelines

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Glossary

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