The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its revised Policy IOB, Education of Students with Disabilities, which aligns local policies and procedures with changes in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Policy IOB affirms the Board of Education’s commitment to the principles articulated in federal and state law regarding the provision of a free and appropriate public education, the protection of the rights of all eligible students with disabilities, and the principle that every child can learn and succeed. It promotes opportunities for all students to achieve at the highest possible levels.
Copies of the draft policy are available through the Public Information Office by calling 301-279-3391 or at the link below.
Individuals who wish to provide comments should respond in writing by May 29, 2006. All responses should be sent to the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850. The responses will be shared with the Board of Education.