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Title 4 . Education and Early Development
Chapter 52 . (Repealed)
Section 540. Parental right to independent evaluation

4 AAC 52.540. Parental right to independent evaluation

(a) The parent of a child with a disability has the right to obtain an independent educational evaluation of the child in conformance with the provisions of 34 C.F.R. 300.502, as revised as of May 11, 1999 and adopted by reference.

(b) Each district shall provide to a parent, upon request, information about where an independent educational evaluation may be obtained, and the district's criteria under which a district evaluation is obtained including the location of the evaluation and the qualifications of the examiner.

(c) An independent educational evaluation shall be provided at district expense unless, without unreasonable delay, the district initiates a due process hearing under 4 AAC 52.550 and the hearing officer rules that the

(1) district's evaluation is appropriate; or

(2) evaluation obtained by the parent did not meet agency criteria.

History: Eff. 7/1/83, Register 86; am 8/22/2001, Register 159

Authority: AS 14.07.060

AS 14.30.180 - AS 14.30.350

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