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