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INSTRUCTION                                                                                                                                     2162

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”)

It is the intent of the District to ensure that students who are disabled within the definition of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are identified, evaluated, and provided with appropriate educational services.  For those students who need or are believed to need special instruction and/or related services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the District shall establish and implement a system of procedural safeguards.  The safeguards shall cover students’ identification, evaluation, and educational placement.  This system shall include:  notice, an opportunity for the student’s parent or legal guardian to examine relevant records, an impartial hearing with opportunity for participation by the student’s parent or legal guardian, and a review procedure.

Legal Reference:

  • Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, 29 U.S.C. § 794
  • 34 C.F.R. 104.36        Procedural safeguards

Policy History:

Adopted on:    February 2002
Revised on:     March 8, 2011