Parent Rights

Parental Rights

Rights & Responsibilities
The following is a summary of your parental rights. For a complete copy, please contact the Special Education Office at (520) 720-6730 or contact your child’s school. You may also download the Procedural Safeguards Notice (English)  Procedural Safeguards Notice (Spanish)

Summary of Rights

  • Right to informed consent on evaluations and placement
  • Right to be involved in all decision making
  • Right to have copies or examine records
  • Right to obtain an independent evaluation
  • Right to prior written notice
  • Right to due process
  • Right to appeal decisions
  • Right to ‘Stay Put’ in child’s current placement
  • Right to information on discipline procedures
  • Right to voluntary mediation
  • Right to notification of assigned surrogate parent
  • Right to information on transfer of rights at age 18
  • Responsibility to notify school of private placement