Once the school system provides a free comprehensive evaluation, a meeting date with the school’s special education team will be scheduled. The law says that this must happen within 45 days of the parent signing off on the evaluation. As the parent, you have the right to request a copy of the school’s report, which the school district must provide to not later than 48 hours before the meeting. Make sure you take advantage of this rule and attain your copy so you have time to prepare. Be sure to put your request in writing so they can’t claim you never asked for a copy.
What can you do if you disagree with the school district’s evaluation? Come back here soon as we look at the secrets they may not tell you so you can fight for the education your student deserves.