Special Education In Pennsylvania True/false

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True/false quiz about special education in Pennsylvania. Produced by the Education Law Center and The Disabilities Rights Network


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Children who are eligible for special education services are entitled to a free, appropriate public education (FAPE).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Parents have a right to request a special education evaluation for their child at any time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A Local Educational Agency (LEA = school district, charter school, intermediate unit) must begin a special education evaluation upon parental request.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Parents have a right to obtain an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) at public expense (no cost to the family) if they disagree with the LEA’s evaluation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An Individualized Education Program (IEP) embodies the special education program (goals, specially designed instruction, related services, etc.) that will be provided to an eligible child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Special education students have a right to be educated in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Children with disabilities can never be sent to non-public schools at public expense.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If the parents disagree with the LEA on any aspect of the evaluation, IEP and/or placement of their child, they must go to a special education due process hearing to resolve the dispute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    *BONUS QUESTION: Special education students can be suspended, but can not be expelled from school.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False