Can Parents Force a School to Evaluate Their Child?
"Is the school forced to do psycho-educational testing when the child's school team agrees that testing would not provide information relevant to the child's educational planning?
The foster parent and court advocate want the child tested anyway. Does the school have to provide information from testing?
This child fits every exclusionary clause from special education written, and testing is not needed when the classroom teachers are making accommodations and modifications."
Can a school be "forced" to do something they don't want to do?
Let's frame the question another way.
Does the law require the school to test the child? Yes.
Is the school required to comply with the law? Yes.
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