Category Archives: OSERS Letters

Recording IEP meetings – OSERS to Savit

See the pdf here. This is in response to your May 3, 2015 and June 8, 2015 letters to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) requesting guidance regarding the District of Columbia Public Schools’ (DCPS) policies concerning recording individualized education program (IEP) team meetings and criteria for psychologists permitted to conduct an independent educational evaluation (IEE) under 34 CFR §300.502(e). … Read the rest

Letter to Baugh – ESY 1987

Extended school year (ESY) services Letter to Baugh (July 2, 1987), 211 EHLR 481: When extended school year services are an issue, they must be discussed at an IEP meeting. Limiting extended school year programs to students with severe and profound disabilities is contrary to the requirements of the statute that special education and related services be designed to meet the unique needs of individual students. … Read the rest