84(R) - 2015
Relating to the development of an individualized education program for a child in public school.
No fiscal implication to the State.
A district would be required to develop a process for a teacher
instructing a student with a disability in a regular classroom setting
to provide input into the students IEP. Districts would also be required
to produce a written report of the ARD committee meeting. These costs
would vary from district to district depending on the number and
frequency of committee meetings.
SB 1259 would amend Education Code to clarify that teachers can provide input into a child's individualized education plan (IEP). The regular education teacher on the board that develops an IEP for a child must be the teacher that is responsible for implementing the biggest portion of the IEP. The bill would require a written document to contain information about a committee meeting to develop the IEP, including the date, the members of the meeting, and indication of whether the parents, if applicable, or the adult student agrees with the committee's decisions.
Vote Recommendation Notes
This bill would make mostly administrative,
clerical, and non-substantive updates to current code with no discernible
connection to our liberty principles, therefore we are neutral on SB 1259.