At Poughkeepsie High School we believe all parents and guardians should be aware of their rights and the rights of their scholars. Below are a list of links to webpages with essential knowledge for parents and guardians relating to federal and state special education laws and policies:
Parents’ Guide to Special Education – A comprehensive guide for parents produced by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED).
Part B: Procedural Safeguards – Fundamental rights and responsibilities of parents and guardians in ensuring their scholars receive the services they need.
New York State Laws and Regulations pertaining to Special Education.
Parents’ Guide to 504 – Federal laws and regulations for scholars with disabilities and handicapping conditions.
Wrights Law – Website, blog and newsletter of a preeminent law firm and advocacy organization specializing in special education law.