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This library contains CADRE resources as well as State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources. Please note that CADRE makes no endorsement of the State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources included here, nor of any policies, procedures, processes, or documents specific to any item.

RI - Complaint Procedures - Portuguese

RI - Complaint Procedures - Spanish

RI - Due Process Hearing Procedures - Resolution Session Excerpt

RI - Impartial Due Process Hearing Procedures

RI - Special Education Procedural Safeguards Notice

RI - Special Education Procedural Safeguards Notice Spanish

SC - Instructions for Requesting Facilitated IEP

Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .
Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .

SPAN - Brief Overview of Dispute Resolution Options

SPAN - Brief Overview of EI (Part C) Dispute Resolution Options

SPAN - NJ EI (Part C) Process Overview Sheet

SPAN - NJ EI (Part C) Process Overview Sheet - Spanish

SPAN - Policy re: Technical Assistance and In-Person Support and Advocacy

GAO determined the kinds of issues that result in formal disputes, the extent to which the three formal mechanisms (due process hearings, mediations, and state complaints) are employed for resolution, the role of mediation and other alternative dispute resolution strategies in selected locations, and whether local education agencies received adequate and timely complaint notifications from states. GAO reviewed available national data and conducted site visits to state and local education agencies in four states--California, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas.
CADRE reviews and analyzes the IDEA dispute resolution data that state educational agencies annually report to OSEP. This information is then compiled to create summaries that provide an historical look at dispute resolution data, and assist with the identification of trends and changes in the use of dispute resolution processes over time. The summaries below feature data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2016-17. To request a report that is more compatible with screen readers (such as JAWS), please click here . States are encouraged to submit notes or explanations regarding...
The brief publication is provided to assist states in making decisions about when to extend timelines for state complaints. This document is not intended to provide official guidance, but is a tool to prompt further state discussion.

State of Oregon Advisory Opinion-Questions and Answers

Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .
Posted December 2017 (Rev May 2018) The summary below features data for school years (July 1-June 30) 2004-05 through 2015-16. For each data element, the number of events reported by the state is also provided as the number of events per 10,000 students enrolled in special education. This "per 10K" rate provides a way to compare the relative frequency across states – a more “apples to apples” comparison. For more information on dispute resolution data or this summary, contact CADRE .
This one page CADRE document details recent trends in the use of dispute resolution procedures to resolve special education disagreements.
About the Webinar: During this webinar, we will discuss trends in the use of IDEA formal dispute resolution procedures (written signed complaints, mediation, due process complaints/hearings, and resolution meetings) over the past eleven years. In addition, we’ll look at: Video of Trends in Dispute Resolution: What Might 11 Years of National Data Reveal? Total national rates of activity (dispute resolution events per 10K childcount in the 50 states) and mean state reported activity (average of state rates reported); Drilling down into data (e.g., “due process complaints resolved without a...

TX - Facilitated Individualized Education Program (FIEP) On-Going Tracking Survey

TX - Facilitated Individualized Education Program (FIEP) Participant Survey

TX ECI - Parent to Parent: Knowing Your Rights

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