LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT
GUIDELINES FOR THE IEP TEAM
DISTRICT BULLETINS, REFERENCE GUIDES, AND OTHER DISTRICT RESOURCES
Publications from the Division of Special Education
BUL-5901.4: Determining the Appropriate Educational Placement for Students with Disabilities in the Least Restrictive Environment, May 15, 2017
The purpose of this Bulletin is to articulate the Los Angeles Unified School District’s policy regarding the required procedures for determining the educational placement of students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment (LRE).
BUL-5757.3: Nonpublic School (NPS) Placement Policies and Procedures for IEP Teams, June 4, 2013
The purpose of this Bulletin is to inform Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams of the policies and procedures that must be followed in order to refer a student with disabilities whose least restrictive environment (LRE) placement is determined by the IEP team to be a nonpublic school (NPS) setting. This Bulletin also includes information regarding procedures for student placement in a District-contracted NPS that is affiliated with a residential treatment center (NPS/RTC).
REF-050495.0: Guidelines for the Reintegration and Exit of Students from Eligibility for Special Education Supports and Services, June 7, 2018
The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide Individualized Education Program (IEP) school site teams with guidance on the procedures for the reintegration and exit of students from eligibility for special education supports and services.
REF-6845.1: Adapted Physical Education (APE) Co-Teaching Service Delivery Models in the Least Restrictive Environment, March 1, 2018
The purpose of this Reference Guide is to clarify the modalities utilized in the implementation of co-teaching practices for Adapted Physical Education (APE) services to students who meet service criteria for APE within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).