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Discipline- Rights of Special Education Students

Special Education

Posted on 04/14/2021at8:17 pm

This video describes the rights of students under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.  In West Virginia, a Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meeting is also called an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting.  If the school refuses to schedule an IEP meeting after receiving a parent’s request for a meeting, the school district must provide the parent with a written notice of why they are refusing to hold a meeting.