When IEPs Must Be In Effect
At the beginning of each school year, a school district must have in effect an IEP for each child with a disability within the district’s jurisdiction.
School districts must provide special education and related services to a child with a disability in accordance with an IEP.
A school district must conduct a meeting to develop an initial IEP within 30 calendar days of a determination that the child needs special education.
As soon as possible following development of the IEP, special education and related services must be made available to the child in accordance with the child’s IEP.
Accessibility of IEPs. Each school district must:
Ensure that the IEP is accessible to each regular education teacher, special education teacher, related service provider and other service provider who is responsible for its implementation; and
Inform each teacher and provider described in (3)(a) of his or her specific responsibilities for implementing the child’s IEP and the specific accommodations, modifications and supports that must be provided for or on behalf of the child in accordance with the IEP.