Procedural Safeguards: Transfer of Educational Rights to an Adult Student

    File: IGB-R: Special Education, Cont.

    When a student eligible for special education reaches the age of 18, all educational rights under Part B of the IDEA, previously exercised by the parent, transfer to the student, unless the student is determined incapacitated in a guardianship proceeding or the district has appointed an educational representative for the student. When the student turns 18, the district will notify the parent and student that the educational rights have transferred to the student and the IEP case manager will send any required notices to both the parent and the adult student.

    At an IEP meeting occurring no later than one year before the student turns 18, the district will inform the parents and the student that educational rights will transfer to the student and the district will inform the student about those educational rights. This information will be documented on the IEP.

    *See the Special Education Terms & Definitions page for more information.

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