What IDEA 2004 Says about Changing Schools and IEPs

Will you be moving and transferring schools this summer? What will happen to your child's IEP when you change school districts?

The new school district must provide services that are comparable to the services in the previous IEP.

Read what IDEA 2004 says about Changing Schools and IEPs and the transfer of records.

Don't let personnel at the new school drag their feet about providing services. There is no provision in the law to wait one day, one week, one month or 90 days to provide services.

Read this article to find out exactly what the law says about services to students who transfer. Learn how you can use the Commentary to the Regulations to see what the Department of Education says about the regulations and IDEA 2004.