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Educational Rights and Responsibilities:  Understanding Special Education in Illinois

Educational Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in Illinois is a document, developed by the Illinois State Board of Education for parents and others to learn about the educational rights of children who have disabilities and receive special education services.

Paper copies of Educational Rights and Responsibilities are not available at this time. For questions regarding Educational Rights and Responsibilities call (217) 782-5589.

 

COMPLETE REPORT
a parent's guide - educational rights and responsibilities:  understanding special education in illinois 
 
KEY TOPICS
CHAPTER 1: CHILD FIND
CHAPTER 2: RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION (RTI)
CHAPTER 3: REFERRAL & EVALUATION
CHAPTER 4: ELIGIBILITY CATEGORIES
CHAPTER 5: ADDITIONAL PROCEDURES FOR SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES
CHAPTER 6: INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS (IEPS)
CHAPTER 7: LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT (LRE)
CHAPTER 8: SECONDARY TRANSITION
CHAPTER 9: BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION PLANS (BIPS)
CHAPTER 10: STUDENT DISCIPLINE
CHAPTER 11: CONFLICT RESOLUTION
CHAPTER 12: PRIVATE SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 13: SCHOOL RECORDS
CHAPTER 14: EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
CHAPTER 15: SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973
CHAPTER 16: THE ILLINOIS STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES(ISAC)
APPENDIX A: SAMPLE LETTERS FOR PARENTS
APPENDIX B: QUICK REFERENCE CHARTS
APPENDIX C: GLOSSARY OF KEY TERMS
APPENDIX D: QUICK REFERENCE CHARTS