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22 Pa. Code § 16.62. Consent.

§ 16.62. Consent.

 The district shall document that written parental consent is obtained prior to:

   (1)  Conducting an initial multidisciplinary evaluation.

   (2)  Initially placing a gifted student in a gifted program.

   (3)  Disclosing to unauthorized persons information identifiable to a gifted student.

   (4)  When completed, the GIEP provided for in §  16.32 (relating to GIEP) shall be presented to the parents, along with a notice of recommended assignment signed by the school district superintendent provided for in §  16.61 (relating to notice) and a notice of parental right to an impartial due process hearing under §  16.63 (relating to impartial due process hearing). The notice shall be presented to the parents in person at the conclusion of the GIEP conference or by certified mail within 5-calendar days after the completion of the GIEP conference.

   (5)  The parents shall have 10-calendar days to respond to a notice of recommended assignment sent by mail or 5 calendar days to respond to a notice presented in person at the conclusion of a GIEP conference. If the parents receive the notice in person and approve the recommended assignment within 5-calendar days, the school district may not implement the GIEP for at least 5-calendar days, to give the parents an opportunity to notify the district within the 5-day period of a decision to revoke the previous approval of the recommended assignment.

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  16.22 (relating to gifted multidisciplinary evaluation); 22 Pa. Code §  16.31 (relating to general); and 22 Pa. Code §  16.32 (relating to GIEP).

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