A Parent’s Guide to Due Process in Special Education
The Howard County Public School System promotes the involvement of parents, families and community members as active partners in education. There may be times when a parent, guardian, or custodian will have a concern related to his or her child’s education. A Parents’ Guide to Due Process In Special Education outlines the steps for addressing concerns specifically related to special education. The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 04) provides parents with procedural protections when a disagreement arises over the identification, evaluation, placement or program of their child regarding special education and related services.