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Special Education Documents

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Notice of Procedural Safeguards English    Notice of Procedural Safeguards Spanish 

Parents Guide to the Admissions Review English     Parents Guide to the Admissions Review Spanish

  • The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Special Education Process              The Texas Legal Framework
    • The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Process is a template in an electronic format that summarizes state and federal requirements for special education by topic.
    • Schools may use the Legal Framework as a reference in managing the special education system's procedures and records to ensure accountability that each student is provided the benefits of a free appropriate public education and that relevant special education data is accessible and used in managing system change for continuous student performance and program improvement.
    • The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Process is a Texas Education Agency project under the state leadership of Region 18 Education Service Center with the support and staff participation from each of the other regional ESCs.

Resources on Special Education in Texas

The documents linked here have been created as general resources for families on the topics listed below.





Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

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Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

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Section 504

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Delayed or Denied Evaluations and Compensatory Services 





Sistemas de Soporte Multi-Niveles

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Ley de Educación para Personas con Discapacidad

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Artículo 504

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Evulaciones Retrasadas o Denegadas & Servicios Compensatorios