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Section 504 Due Process

Section 504 Parent / Student Rights
in Identification, Evaluation, and Placement

Below is a description of the rights granted by the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to students with disabilities. The intent of this notice is to keep you filly informed concerning decisions about your child and to inform you of your rights if you disagree with any of these decisions.

 You have the right to the following:

1.  Right to have your child with disabilities take part in, and receive benefits from public education     programs without discrimination based on her or his disability. 

2.  Right to receive all information in the parent's or guardian's native language or primary mode of    communication.

3. Right to have your child receive a free appropriate public education which includes the right of the cchild    to be educated with students without disabilities to the maximum extent appropriate.

4.  Right to have your child have equal opportunity to participate in school programs and extracurricular  activities sponsored by the school.

5.  Right to receive notice in a reasonable time before the district identifies, evaluates or changes your child's  placement.

6.  Right to inspect and review all of your child's educational records, including the right to obtain copies of  education records at reasonable cost unless the cost would deny you access to the records, and the right to  amend the record if you believe information contained in the record is inaccurate or misleading, or if the  school district refuses to amend the record, you have the right to request a hearing.

7. Right to have educational evaluation and placement decisions made based on information from a variety of  sources and by persons who know the needs of the student, meaning of evaluation data and placement  options.

8.  Right to periodic reevaluation and evaluation before any significant change in placement.

9.  Right to an impartial hearing if you disagree with the school district's proposed action. You will be an  active participant. You have the right to be represented by counsel in the impartial hearing process. you have  the right to appeal the impartial hearing officer's decision.                                            reviewed and updated 8/9/16

The principal is responsible at each school for Section 504 compliance.