The IEP is not a form document. It is constructed only after careful consideration of the child’s present levels of achievement, disability, and potential for growth. - Chief Justice Roberts, Endrew F. v. Douglas County Schools, 2017.
How can you know where you’re going, if you don’t know where you started?
Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance are where a SMART IEP begins.
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate you will learn the requirements for Present Levels in IEPs. Find out how to use Present Levels to:
- develop measurable goals
- meet your child's unique needs
- get an appropriate program and placement
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