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My Child is Not on an IEP or Section 504 Plan

: Intro > IEP/504/None > Not on IEP/504 > None of the Above > None of the Above > Refused Consent to an Evaluation

Before this incident:

I refused to consent to a special education evaluation.


Your child may be treated like any child without a disability for disciplinary purposes.1

Tip: You may wish to make a written request for an evaluation for special education services. If you make such a request, your child will remain in the disciplinary setting (suspension, expulsion*, or alternative placement) pending the results of an expedited evaluation,2 which must be completed in fewer than 30 school days from receipt of your written consent for the evaluation. If your child’s placement in the disciplinary setting ends before the evaluation is completed, your child will return to his or her prior placement while the evaluation is completed.

If you wish to find out about discipline rules for students who are on IEPs, click here >>>

Tip: All Minnesota school children are entitled to alternative education services which allow them to progress in the general curriculum after five continuous days of an out-of-school suspension* or during an expulsion.

After the first incident I made a Written Request for Special Education Services >>>


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