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4. Allow a new method of providing required notices, including the procedural safeguards notice.

A parent of a child with a disability may elect to receive notices required by 34 CFR 300.503 (prior notice related to proposals or refusals to initiate or change the identification, evaluation, or educational placement of the child or the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to the child), 300.504 (procedural safeguards notice), and 300.508 (LEA response to a due process complaint) by an electronic mail communication, if the public agency makes that option available.
[34 CFR 300.505] [20 U.S.C. 1415(n)]

Dialogue Starter - Cross-stakeholder

Reaction Questions

  1. What privacy issues should be considered by parents and the LEA?

Application Questions

  1. If the district and parent elect to use electronic mail notifications, how will this be documented and records maintained?

  2. How will the LEA develop and implement procedures regarding the use of electronic mail? What issues should be considered?

    These questions were developed by the following stakeholders working together:

    Role: Teacher
    Location: West Virginia

    Role: Family Member
    Location: New Jersey

    Role: General Education Administrator
    Location: California

    Role: Higher Education
    Location: Indiana

    Role: Administrator
    Location: Illinois

    Role: Special Education Administrator
    Location: Kentucky