Laws & Procedures

The links below will connect you to sources which offer information on state and federal special education laws and regulations as well as special education procedures.

Americans with Disabilities Act

An Excellent Search Engine of California Special Ed. Law by Code Number or Keyword

California Composite of Special Education Laws Order Form

California Law Pertaining to Education

California Law Pertaining to Special Education

Council of Educators for Students with Disabilities

Education Law

Guide to Disability Rights Laws

IDEA, 2004 Reauthorization

IDEA, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Law & Special Education, click here and scroll to bottom half of page

No Child Left Behind

Rights of California Foster Youth

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Special Education Resources

U. S. Office of Civil Rights

U. S. Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services

Wrightslaw and Special Education

Youth Law

California Academic Content Standards

California Standards for English Language Development

California Standards for English Language Development in SPANISH

Considerations for Assistive Technology

Notice of Procedural Safeguards

Notice of Procedural Safeguards in CHINESE

Notice of Procedural Safeguards in SPANISH

Notice of Procedural Safeguards in VIETNAMESE

Participation Criteria for California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)

Short Videos re: CAPA

Test Variations/Accommodations for California Statewide Assessments

Transportation Guidelines for Special Education