Parents’ rights are guaranteed by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Vermont Special Education Regulations. Parents’ rights are outlined in the Vermont Agency of Education’s Notice of Procedural Safeguards: Rights of Parents of Students with Disabilities.
- Written notice from the school regarding your child’s identification, evaluation, educational placement or the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE)
- Consent and revocation of consent regarding special education evaluation, reevaluation and services
- Conflict resolution through the due process complaint and administrative complaint procedures, and the availability of mediation
- Confidentiality of student records