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Policies and Procedures Manual

The Policies and Procedures Manual provides the concepts and framework to understand how to effectively implement a special education program, delivery services, and everything you need to know about special education in the LAUSD.


Complaint Procedures

Conducting an Effective IEP Meeting

Getting Ready for the IEP

Glossary and Acronyms

IEP Eligibility

IEP Present Level of Performance

IEP Team

Procedural Rights and Safeguards Notice

Search and Serve

Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy


Types of IEP Meetings


Compliance Monitoring/DVR

The Compliance Monitoring Unit of the MCD/Policies and Procedures Department coordinates the District Validation Review (DVR) process and other internal monitoring activities.  DVR resources are included in this section.  


Due Process

Resolving special education disputes:  informal dispute resolution, mediation only, and formal due process hearing information and policy.