Required Consent

Your consent is required:
  • Before your child is evaluated for the 1st time to determine whether your child is eligible for special education;
  • Before your child's special education program starts for the 1st time;
  • Before your child is tested as part of a reevaluation. However, if the district can show that it tried to get your consent for the reevaluation of your child and you did not respond, then the district may proceed to evaluate without your consent; and
  • Before your child's records are released to a person or organization that is not otherwise authorized to see them.