OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities: State Complaints

State Complaints

Note: Letters issued prior to December 3, 2004, may not be consistent with the IDEA, as revised by P.L. 108-446. Letters issued prior to August 14, 2006 may not be consistent with the final regulations for Part B published on that date at 71 Federal Register 46540. Readers are advised to consult with the current statute and final regulations.

Section 607 Reports as published in the Federal Register.

Letter to Marcie Lipsitt
September 18, 2015
Topic: State Complaints

Letter regarding whether an state education agancy (SEA) must issue a written decision under 34 CFR §§300.151-300.153 when the SEA accepts a local educational agency’s (LEA) proposal for resolution of a state complaint under 34 CFR §300.152(a)(3)(i)
PDF (37KB)

Letter to Mark McWilliams
July 16, 2015
Topic: State Complaints

Letter in response to the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) letter to the Office of Special Education Programs regarding concerns about how the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) responds to state complaints that allege a public agency’s failure to implement a behavioral intervention plan (BIP) included in an individualized education program (IEP).
PDF (170KB)

Letter to Atlee Reilly
November 3, 2014
Topic: State Complaints

Letter regarding whether the assignment of burden of proof to the complainant in an IDEA complaint investigation is consistent with the responsibilities of the state education agancy (SEA) under 34 CFR §§300.151- 300.153.
PDF (45KB)


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Last Modified: 10/16/2018