Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
Guidance Document Information
Title Guidance Document on Manifestation Determination New Requirements
Document ID Special Education
Summary The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was amended by Congress in 2004 to provide changes and enhancements in certain areas of the law. Most notable is an amendment in the provision of new requirements for the area of discipline for manifestation determinations. These changes include a shift in emphasis with regard to language and terminology, standards and criteria for determinations, and the level and extent of parental participation. To facilitate an understanding of the changes in the law and the expectations for parents and local educational agencies (LEAs), relevant laws, regulations and commentaries about recent changes are provided in this document.
Effective Date 11/30/2006
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