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5I - Supplementary Aids and Services - April 2011 Revision

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

This procedural directive was reviewed and revised in October 2012. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.

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.:

  • I.11 Special Education

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Special Education – Special Education and Related Services

Forms:

  • IEP – Supplementary Aids and Services section (contact Special Education)
  • https://tienet.Albuquerque Public Schools.edu (for district employees)

NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHBA

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

This procedural directive was reviewed and revised in October 2012. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.