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The following sample letters have been created to make your life easier. Each sample letter has example information in each necessary field. This is to be used as a guide. You should always keep a copy of any letter for your own records.

Special Education Letters

Letter to Request a Special Education Evaluation

Letter Requesting an Independent Educational Evaluation

Letter Requesting to Reconvene IEPT

Letter Requesting FBA and FBS Plan

Sample MOU                                                                                                                                 This memo should be used to formalize any verbal agreement with any school person.

Sample Stay-Put Letter

Sample OCR Complaint

Sample Follow-up Letter to OCR

FERPA

FERPA copies of records

FERPA view records
Parents or eligible students have the right to inspect and review the student’s education records maintained by the school. Schools are not required to provide copies of records unless, for reasons such as great distance, it is impossible for parents or eligible students to review the records. Schools may charge a fee for copies. http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

FERPA change in school records
Parents or eligible students have the right to request that a school correct records which they believe to be inaccurate or misleading. If the school decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligible student then has the right to a formal hearing. After the hearing, if the school still decides not to amend the record, the parent or eligible student has the right to place a statement with the record setting forth his or her view about the contested information. http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

Sample Complaint To FERPA

Homeless

Homeless Eligibility Letter                                                                                                        Eligibility Dispute letter for families appealing a determination of ineligibility.

Homeless Best Placement Dispute Letter                                                                                Letter for families wanting to dispute a “school best placement” determination.

Michigan High School Athletic Association letter for homeless                                        Michigan High School Athletic Association Letter for students being denied an opportunity to participate in extracurricular activity due to school transfer timelines.

Other

Section 504 Letter from MAF

 

 

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