REF-1410.9:   Special Education Dispute Resolution - The Three Options for Parents Wishing to Initiate a Form of Dispute Resolution Regarding the Proposed Components of an IEP: (1) Informal Dispute Resolution, (2) State Mediation Only, and (3) Formal Due Process Proceedings, September 4, 2017

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with updated information and to clarify procedures for addressing parent/guardian/student (18-21) (hereinafter referred to as “Parent”) disagreement(s) with the Individualized Education Program (IEP) offer of a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).