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Under IDEA an LEA (District) must conduct a comprehensive initial evaluation or reevaluation if any of the following occur: 

  1. A parent of a child initiates a request for an initial evaluation to determine if the child is a child with a disability, or an LEA (District) makes a referral. 

  2. If the public agency determines that the educational or related services needs, including improved academic achievement and functional performance, of the child warrant a reevaluation; or

  3. If the child's parent or teacher requests a reevaluation.

TIP: Always request assessment's in writing. This begins the legal timeline. Write out a list of your concerns about your child, and give examples, if possible.  

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