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Parent's Rights and Responsibilities

Parent's Rights and Responsibilities


A Shared Path to Success: A Parent's Guide to Special Education Services for School-Age Children


Statement of Families' Rights  

For information about the rights of parents of children with disabilities, ages 3-21, see the New York State Education Department's Procedural Safeguards Notice. (Updated July 2013)


English
English

Arabic
Arabic

Bengali
Bengali

Chinese
Chinese

French
French

Haitian-Creole
Haitian Creole 

Korean
Korean

Russian
Russian 

Spanish
Spanish

Urdu
Urdu



Parents have the right to request evaluations and reports to be translated into their preferred language. The school will take whatever action is necessary to ensure that the parent understands the proceedings of the IEP team meeting, including arranging for an interpreter for parents with deafness or whose native language is other than English.