• Topical Guidance


    Examples of sample placement pages and prior notice documents for students post expulsion.

    Foster Care

    For children who are a ward of the court, in custody of the Department of Human Services (DHS) or the Oregon Youth Authority (OYA), and placed in foster care. These documents demonstrate who may provide consent for children who are currently eligible or who may become eligible for early intervention, early childhood special education, or school age special education services.

    General Counsel's Office

    Provides legal advice and training to principals, central office staff, and the Board.

    Section 504

    A federal civil rights statute that prohibits discrimination against person with disabilities. Some students with disabilities qualify for special education services and supports under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Section 504 is not the same as Special Education under IDEA. Section 504 information can be found on the Student Services Website.

    Special Education Procedures Manual

    This guide is designed as a reference for special education and other school staff to ensure that staff provide consistent and equitable access to special education services and that parents receive appropriate procedural safeguards. This manual reflects current state and federal law and district policy.

    Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) Service Delivery Models

    SDI is implemented in various ways depending on student need, school structure, instructional practices for the grade or content area, and instructional leadership. Not all models are implemented in all settings. Instructional practices may vary from school to school and within schools from teacher to teacher and grade to grade. This document provides descriptions that are intended for staff development purposes and do not describe a specific school or program.