Williamsville Central School District

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Students with Disabilities

Adoption Date: 7/7/2009, Revised: 8/10/2010; 09/08/2015
7000 - Students


Parents of children with disabilities have the right under Federal and State regulations to obtain an independent educational evaluation (IEE) at public expense under certain conditions. The criteria for obtaining an IEE is contained in District Regulation.

A parent is entitled to only one IEE at public expense each time the District conducts an evaluation with which the parent disagrees. The District will not compensate a parent for any amendments to the initial IEE or costs related to the evaluator's participation in either Committee on Special Education or building-based team meetings.

If requested by the parent/guardian, the District shall provide the parent with information  about where an independent evaluation may be obtained, the criteria under which the evaluation is obtained, including the location of the evaluation and the qualifications of the examiner, which shall be the same as the criteria which the District uses when it initiates an evaluation.

34 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Sections 300.12 and 300.502
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Sections 200.1(z) and 200.5(g)