Learn How to Control the Outcome of a State Complaint

I filed a complaint with my state department of education. The school claimed that the Behavior Intervention Plan was not valid because they had not attached the BIP to my son’s IEP. The DOE found “no violation” because the BIP was not “attached to” or mentioned in the IEP. Questions: To be valid, does the law require the school to attach the BIP to the IEP? If the answer is “yes,” isn’t the IEP team responsible for ensuring that appropriate documents are in place? Review the IEP statute (20 U.S.C. 1414(d); Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, p.99). Does the …Read more