What is included in a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP)?

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Here is some of the information typically included in an IEP:

  • A statement of the child’s present levels of educational performance,
  • A statement of measurable annual goals, including benchmarks or short-term objectives,
  • A statement of how the student’s progress toward the annual goals will be measured and how the parents will be regularly informed (progress reports, report cards).
  • A statement of the special education programs and related services and supplementary aids and services to be provided to the child, or on behalf of the child, and a statement of the program modifications (if appropriate) or accommodations or supports for school personnel that will be provided for the student,
  • An explanation of the extent, if any to which the child will not participate with nondisabled children in the regular class,
  • The projected date for the beginning of the services and the anticipated frequency , location, and the duration of the services, modifications and accommodations stated in the IEP
  • A statement of any individual accommodations in the administration of MCAS       
  • The student's recommended placement.