You are here: Home About Us Policies and Procedural Directives Procedural Directives Old Procedural Directives Special Education Procedural Directives Archive 5I - Supplementary Aids and Services - April 2011 Revision

5I - Supplementary Aids and Services - April 2011 Revision

Note: This procedural directive was reviewed and revised in October 2012. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please refer to the current procedural Directive.

The IEP shall include a statement of the supplementary aids and services, based on peer-reviewed research to the extent practicable, to be provided to the child, or on behalf of the child.  (34 C.F.R. § 300.320(a)(4))

The supplementary aids and services must be based on peer-reviewed research to the extent practicable.  (34 C.F.R. § 300.320(a)(4))

The phrase ‘to the extent practicable,’ as used in this context, generally means that services and supports should be based on peer-reviewed research to the extent that it is possible, given the availability of peer-reviewed research.  (71 Fed. Reg. 46665 (August 14, 2006))

In Albuquerque Public Schools, school personnel shall select and use methods that research has shown to be effective, to the extent that methods based on peer-reviewed research are available  However, IEP Teams shall not be required to include a focused discussion on research-based methods.  (71 Fed. Reg. 46665 (August 14, 2006))

Administrative Position: Chief Academic Officer

Department Director: Executive Director of Special Education

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

For more information about the legal references below, refer to the following sites:
  • 34 C.F.R. § 300.42
  • 34 C.F.R. § 300.320
  • 71 Fed. Reg. 46665

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

Forms:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHBA

Introduced: April 1, 2011
Reviewed: April 12, 2011
Adopted: April 22, 2011

Document Actions
Featured News
15 APS Seniors Named National Merit Semi-Finalists
Semi-Finalists will compete for $33 million in college scholarships
Let's get more seniors to apply for college financial aid
APS high schools are hosting workshops beginning in October to help students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA.
Student of the Week Trinity Domonkos
A fifth grader at Dennis Chavez ES
Balloons to launch from APS playgrounds Friday
Albuquerque Aloft is the unofficial kick off to the Balloon Fiesta.
Revised 2017-18 calendar goes to board for approval
The first draft of the calendar was altered slightly after the public called for a later start date.
More news